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Winter Park-Maitland observer ( June 27, 2013 )

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00091444/00242

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Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Creation Date: June 27, 2013
Publication Date: 07-11-2013

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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Maitland
Coordinates: 28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )

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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).

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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 26271684
lccn - sn 92000170
issn - 1064-3613
System ID: UF00091444:00273

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00091444/00242

Material Information

Title: Winter Park-Maitland observer
Alternate title: Winter Park Maitland observer
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: G.J.W. Munster
Place of Publication: Winter Park FL
Creation Date: June 27, 2013
Publication Date: 07-11-2013

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Winter Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Maitland (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Orange County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Winter Park
United States -- Florida -- Orange -- Maitland
Coordinates: 28.596111 x -81.346667 ( Place of Publication )

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with v. 1, no. 1, Jan. 26, 1989.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 29 (July 16, 1992).

Record Information

Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 26271684
lccn - sn 92000170
issn - 1064-3613
System ID: UF00091444:00273


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WPMOBSERVER.COM DIAMOND DAWGS BACK ON TOP SPORTS, 4 40 years of community After starting just before a war broke out, the Jewish Community Center hit its stride. LIFESTYLES, 6 Step inside the Alfond Inn The brand new boutique hotel invites visitors to glimpse the CULTURE, 9 Old homes or new homes? historic or modern? Take a look. HOME MAGNIFIER, 11 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 LIFESTYLES .................... 6 CALENDAR .................... 8 CULTURE ...................... 9 HOME MAGNIFIER .............. 11 OPINIONS .................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 32 Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Protocols Sinclair Method of Alcohol Extinction Suboxone/Subutex For Opioid Abuse Chantix For Smoking CessationPsychiatrist Supervised Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Programs2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 A planned lakefront shop ping center beside Lake Killar ney could boost the local econ omy with an array of unique shops adding to Winter Parks collection of specialty stores and destinations. The 36,000-square-foot Lake side Winter Park development will feature a Trader Joes, a personal training business and a Paddleboard Orlando board shop, among other retailers. Construction is set to start in late July, and Orlando-based de velopers Unicorp National De velopments hope to see the new project thrive. Were creating not just a shopping center, but really a sense of place, said Amy Schuemann, director of leasing at Unicorp National Develop ments. Weve got a beautiful site right on the lake that were going to take advantage of. The development will include a bank and a restaurant, as well as a garden area by the shore for sightseeing and picnics. Visitors will also be able to ride paddleboards off a new dock at the lake, with demon strations provided by Paddle board Orlando. Weve got some unique con cepts coming in that are new emerging concepts to the mar ket, so we think that along with a prime location, its going to at tract a lot of customers, not only from Winter Park, but from all over Orlando, Schuemann said. The combination of the Pad dleboard Orlando shop and the personal trainer will give the will attract more people to the development, Schuemann said. A development with that brings a new mix of locations and stores to Orlando could give the area an economic boost, said UCF economist Sean Snaith. I think projects like this have Teen pregnancy rates are de clining in Central Florida, and educators at Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando said their programs are one reason for the decrease. The downward trend is a na tionwide one, and since 2006 teen birth rates in Osceola, Seminole and Brevard counties are down. Orange County shows the great est success with a 35 percent de crease. A 35 percent decrease in six years is monumental, said Jen na Tosh, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando (PPGO). Tosh said access to medically accurate information and sex education is the key to prevent ing teen pregnancy, and PPGO reaches more than 15,000 teens each year through programs in Orange County Public Schools and in their clinics, making a huge impact on the Central Flori da community. Orange County is following the trend across Florida. The sun shine state has a high percent As the four partner cities tized plans for FlexBus, theyre working to forgo one big-name LYNX, in with UCF. With less than six months left until FlexBus originally Maitland, Altamonte Springs, Longwood and Casselberry are looking to pick up the running of the intelligent transit system where LYNX left off when the transportation authority pulled out of the project in March. But as LYNX tries to hold on to con trol of the technology, Maitland Community Development Direc tor Dick Wells said, UCF is of fering its own interest in getting involved. [UCF] adds quite a bit of pa nache to what were doing. Their interest gives us a little more weight in the politics of Central Florida, Wells said. The partner cities will meet this week with LYNX to rene gotiate the FlexBus request for proposal, hoping to remove men tions of LYNX rights and owner ship to the technology the citys system may produce in its dem onstration study. New plan for FlexBus SARAH WILSON Observer Staff Teen pregnancy rates see monumental drop BRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Please see PREGNANCY on page 2 New look for Killarney Future walkable shopping district plans to add long-awaited Trader Joes franchise to lakefront TIM FREED Observer Staff ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF UNICORP NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS A walkable streetscape along Lake Killarney could soon greet customers at the planned Lakeside Winter Park development. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER Planned Parenthood programs, presented by coordinators Cristina Calandruccio, Ebony Section and Yarira Feliciano, may have helped drop teen birth rates in Central Florida. Please see LAKE on page 2

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July 23-25 (rising grades 4-6)A Land RememberedWhat was life like for the Florida Seminoles who lived in the Everglades? Experience shing adventures, encounters with alligators, boat races and life in a chickee hut. Create your own version of Seminole clothing and crafts using fabric, beads and items found in the environment. Design a graphic novel using words and art to capture memories of life in the Everglades. 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday $75 per sesson, $65 for MMAA members Reservations: 407-246-4278 Genevieve.Bernard@cityoforlando.net M MA ATHE MENNELLO MUSEUM OF AMERICAN AR TAdult WorkshopsOne-time classes for adults (and mature high school students). The classes are taught by UCF art students and include coffee in the morning sessions and a glass of wine in the evenings.Cost: $20 per session, $15 for MMAA members Reservations: 407-246-4278 Genevieve.Bernard@cityoforlando.netPatterns in LifeWednesday, July 24 (6-7:30 p.m.) Thursday, July 25 (9-10:30 a.m.) Explore intriguing designs created by the Florida Seminoles. Their native patterns are often inspired by plant motifs and other aspects of the natural world. Try your hand at designing symbols of your world. Cunningham (1893-1977), the self-taught artist whose colorful collection of paintings remain on permanent display at the museum.Florida MemoriesTuesday, August 6 (9-10:30 a.m.) Thursday, August 8 (6-7:30 p.m.) Take a journey through the late Rob Storters diaries and sketches of the Florida Everglades. Explore places, people and experiences through various art media. Save your own meaningful memories of life in Florida in your personalized take-home book.MUSEUM HOURS Tuesday Saturday 10:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Sunday noon 4:30 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays ADMISSION Adults $5.00 Senior ages 60 and over $4.00 Students with valid I.D. $1.00 Children ages 6-18 $1.00 Children under age 6 Free Active Military with I.D. Free MUSEUM T OURS Group tours are available by reservation. VISITORS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS The Mennello Museum of American Art is fully ADA accessible. T O CONTACT US Telephone: (407) 246-4278 www.mennellomuseum.com www.facebook.com/MennelloMuseum The Mennello Museum of American Art is owned and operated by theCITY OF ORLANDO900 E. Princeton Street Orlando, FL 32803 mennellomuseum.com MMAA Observer (7-3-13).indd 1 7/3/13 11:40 AM age of teen birth rates in 2010, it ranked 23 out of 50 states (with 1 being best, 50 the worst). But it has seen a 53 percent decline since decreasing birth rates in the coun try. In Orange County, the rate went from 42.9 births for every 1,000 teen girls aged 15 to 19 in 2006, to 27.7 in 2012. Tosh said PPGO programs have already shown positive out comes with teens when used by other organizations. They pair ab stinence teaching with education about birth control and safe sex. And not only have teen birth rates gone down, but the 2010 Or ange County High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey results show that since 2005, less teens are having sex and more are using birth control when they do. Its important to not only give teens access to education, but to link it to medical care as well, which PPGO offers to teens at a reduced rate, Tosh said. Its a place teens can feel safe asking for help. Its a place she felt comfortable going to as a young woman, along with her friends. It can be scary to take the step to protect yourself if you dont have a parent or caregiver to talk to, but PPGO is there, she said. Teens can rely on Planned Parenthood for professional, nonjudgmental, quality care, Tosh said. We have one of the most compassionate staffs; we are dedi cated to making sure young peo ple have access to the tools to stay safe and healthy. A PPGO educators goal is to shape attitudes and beliefs about sex and teach teens ways to com municate with partners and friends so they dont feel pres sured into anything. They give one-on-one guidance through their Safer Sex program, and edu cators have cell phones and Skype accounts to use to talk to teens if they need help, any time. Ebony Section is a senior educator for the Safer Sex pro gram, and said she likes to call it girl talk, because shes helping young women just like herself. Theyre able to talk to an edu cator they trust, she said. Section remembers one teen mom with two children already, who came in for help. They got her on birth control, and instantly she saw a difference in her demeanor, her life was truly changed. She had taken control. They build that self advoca cy, Section said. Theres also an anonymous text line to get quick answers about sexual health, or how to make an appointment at PPGO. Teens can reach them on Facebook, too, where staff will respond to posts and private messages. Social me dia has become an important re source. Its so important to reach teens where theyre at, said Cris tina Calandruccio, community education coordinator. Another way they do this is through two programs that spe and Latino teens, who have a much higher rate of teen preg nancy than Caucasian teens. Both base their teachings on addressing parts of their cultures that may put them at risk. We work with the unique needs of the teens, said Yarira Fe liciano, program manager for Cui date!, which reaches Latino teens. And the best way to help teens is to educate them before they start having sex, so they can feel empowered with the knowledge to make healthy choices. Just one bad decision can af fect the rest of their lives, just a one-time risk, Tosh said. PREGNANCY | In Orange County, the teen birth rate dropped by more than a third in the span of six years C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE To learn more about Planned Parenthood, and to receive educational help and access to their services, visit ppgo.org and call the downtown Orlando location at 407-246-8466. You can also interact and ask questions on their Facebook page: facebook.com/PPGreaterOrlando an impact on the community in a couple of ways, Snaith said. One is the whole phase of con struction, which will create jobs and economic activity in Winter Park, and then, once the build comes from the activities that are being carried out in those build ings. Snaith noted that shopping centers like Lakeside Winter Park allow for a much broader range of retail in the city. Theres limits to what you can do on Park Avenue, Snaith said. For these larger retailers, theres not really a place for them on the Park per se, but there are certainly opportunities for it to succeed in other parts of Winter Park. Mayor Ken Bradley said he sees the addition of another shop ping center in Winter Park as tes tament to the citys ability to draw people from around Orlando. It speaks to the Winter Park brand, along with us being a des tination, Bradley said. Im personally very excited about the new development. I think its a wonderful location and Im excited to see, what I think, will be a very active center of commerce, entertainment and shopping. Lakeside Winter Park is set to open in late spring 2014. LAKE | Killarney development could become walkable shopping district like the larger Winter Park Village C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE

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The Department was presented with this prestigious award on Thursday, June 27, during the Commissions annual business meeting. This was the Maitland Police Departments fourth successful re 2000. The award was the culmination of three years of labor to maintain compliance with the rigorous rules and regulations re quired by the Commission, and included a three-day visit to our department by three assessors from the Commission. The Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation was established in 1995, and is the accrediting body for law enforcement agencies in our state. This organization is responsible for reviewing the policies, pro cedures, daily operations, equipment and facilities of a law enforcement agency to determine if they meet the rigid standards as outlined in the Commissions rules and regulations. This all sounds impressive, but what does the accreditation process mean to you, the residents of our city? The accreditation award ensures that your police department is prepared to pre vent and control crime through the effec tive use of industry best practices. That is, we use the most up-to-date and proven methods in our day-to-day delivery of ser vices. You may be assured that your police department has policies and procedures in place that ensure your police operate in a professional, ethical and modern manner, that we embrace the community policing philosophy, and acknowledge that we must have a partnership with our community in order to be effective. The accreditation process goes even fur ther to ensure we are in compliance with the more than 250 accreditation standards. After the department receives its initial ac creditation, it receives an on-site visit every three years from three assessors who are appointed by the Commission. These asses sors visit the department and examine ev ery aspect of the operation, including poli cies and procedures, the vehicles and the physical plant. While on-site, they question members of the department from all divi sions and may even speak with citizens. and recommendation to the Commission, which determines if our department was in compliance and should be reaccredited. This entire process is voluntary. Your po lice department made the choice to partici pate in the accreditation process to ensure that you are provided the highest level of professional law enforcement services. This process culminated on Thursday, June 27, when we were presented with this presti gious award during the Commissions an nual business meeting in Bonita Springs. Because this award is such an important accomplishment, the award ceremony was attended by Vice Mayor Linda Frosch, City Manager Jim Williams, Chief Doug Ball, Deputy Chief Bill McEachnie and Lt. John Schardine. The Commission was impressed attend this ceremony, and noted that our of the citys dedication and commitment to the accreditation process. Because the accreditation process never stops, we are already preparing to our next re-accredita tion in 2016. Bill McEachnie, deputy chief of police Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Maitland PD earns reaccreditation 17

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Page 4 Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or all of the above. You are always welcome! A Senior Living Community where Hospitality is a Way of Life.Excellence in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation e quality of care is outstanding. Our mother has made so many friends here. And she especially loves the hair salon! Peggy, her daughter Merrel & son Dwight UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT! 50%offyogurtNO SIZE LIMIT EXPIRES 8-31-13 10 delicious rotating avors Over 40 fresh toppings Great atmosphere Free Wi-Fi HOURS SUNDAY-THURSDAY noon 10 p.m. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY noon 11 p.m.513 Park Ave., Winter Park 321-972-8925 The Winter Park Diamond Dawgs have charged back to the top of the Florida Collegiate Sum mer League standings with just a few weeks left in the season. But for the College Park Freedom, time is running out on their hopes for a championship. The Dawgs (14-9) won a nailbiter on July 7, edging the Orlan do Monarchs 4-3 to dethrone the time this season. The Monarchs had held the league lead since the The win came courtesy of Mi chael Oczypoks one-hit start, though after a wild fourth in ning Brett Nizamoff grabbed the win. A comeback attempt late in the game was quashed by the Dawgs Jose Serrano for the save. From the plate K.J. Alexander with two singles knocking in two runs to net him his eighth RBI of the season. Surprisingly speedy designated hitter Michael Danner swiped his 11th bag of the season. But while the Dawgs were climbing to the top of the league, the Sanford River Rats (13-10) and College Park Freedom (6-17) have been struggling to get to the top of the ladder. The Rats moved up a notch though, edging Leesburg for the third slot. College Park is 2-8 in their last 10 games. In the Rats most recent win on July 7, a pitchers duel played out with most of the Rats rotation involved, as Jimmy ONeill, Matt Dearden, Evin Lynch and Arturo Martoral combined for a six-hit shutout. The Dawgs host the Rats at 7 p.m. on July 12 at Alfond Field. College Park hosts DeLand at 5 p.m. on July 14. Dawgs top the league ISAAC BABCOCK Observer Staff Business Briefs Community Bulletin Great women wanted The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations now through Monday, July 15, for the 20132014 Florida Womens Hall of Fam e. Since its inception in 1982, the Womens Hall of Fame has honored Florida women who have made signicant contributions to the improvement of life for all Florid ians. Visit fcsw.net for more information. Deans list The following students were named to the spring 2013 deans list at Wake Forest University: Sara Cooper from Winter Park, and Blake Habicht from Maitland. Terminal kids event Daring roller coaster enthusiasts dem onstrated once again that they have big hearts and enviable equilibrium as they participated in Cedar Fairs 5th Annual Coasting For Kids event, which raised more than $150,000 for Give Kids The World (GKTW). GKTW is a Central Florida nonprot storybook resort that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world. New Rollins faculty Rollins College recently named Millie J. Erichsen as director of development for the Crummer Graduate School of Busi ness. Erichsen brings 20 years of experi ence in higher education and non-prot management. Most recently, she served as director of development at the Univer sity of Central Florida Foundation. Curing Alzheimers Do you know someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers or one of the progressive dementias? Would the family consider donating the brain of the per son experiencing dementia? In return, the family would receive a denitive written diagnosis in the form of a neuropathologi cal report. Pre-registration is required for the State of Florida Brain Bank research program. Please contact Julie Shatzer, MSW, at the Alzheimers & Dementia Re source Center by calling 407-843-1910 or 800-330-1910 for more information. New luxury store John Craig a leader in the luxury ap parel market, announced today that it has opened a new store in The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra. Attorney turned author Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Re becca Palmer has authored a chapter in a book titled Inside The Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Florida published by Aspatore, a division of Thompson/West. Keyboard project SnapKeys, creators of the revolutionary Si Evolution alphabetic keyboard and Avalon Elementary School successfully conducted a pilot Android keyboarding project with a class of second graders. Wells Fargo donation The Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida is proud to announce that, for a second time, Wells Fargo has made a contribution of $100,000 the largest one-time corporate donation ever re ceived by the organization. Tortoise relocation Wildlife experts with The Humane Society of the United States will relocate ap proximately 150 to 200 gopher tortois es from D.R. Hortons Rock Springs Ridge development site in Apopka. The tortoises will be relocated to Nokuse Plantation, a permanently protected, 50,000-acre wil derness in Walton County.

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Special thanks to Palma nos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar for donating the coffee for this spe cial series. For more information, please call 407-599-3428. July 8 City Commission meeting There was a City Commission meeting held July 8 in City Hall Commission Chambers. Below are a few highlights from that Mayors Report artist for the citys Art in Cham bers, and Bright House Net works Diane Culpeppers retire ment were recognized. City Managers Report an update of the Capen House in dicating that a proposal was sent to the owners of the house for their consideration. The city did not receive a copy of the proposal, however, is ready to assist in any permitting needs the relocation may require. Non-action items posed budget was presented to the City Commission. A copy of the presentation along with the proposed budget can be found at cityofwinterpark.org > Info at Your Fingertips > Budget Docu ments. Consent agenda tion. were approved (visit cityofwin plete listing). lated to the red light camera hear ing program was approved with a fee. Action items requiring discussion review process was approved as presented. Public hearings nance annexing the right of way of Aloma Avenue from 2015 Alo ma Ave. east to the city limits and the right of way of Balfour Drive from Amsden Road south to the city limits was approved. nance authorizing the conveyance of the city-owned property at 645 Symonds Ave. in exchange for the property located at 813 W. New England Ave. was approved. ordinance amending Section 1-7 to amend the penalty for violating municipal ordinances to comply with state law was approved. ordinance renaming the portion of Loch Lomond Drive between Glenwood Drive and Mizell Av enue as North Edinburgh Drive and renaming that section of Ed inburgh Drive between Mizell Av enue and Dundee Drive as South Edinburgh Drive was approved. proval for the parking garage re quested this item to be discussed at a future meeting. A full copy of the July 8 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of July 22, pending ap proval by the City Commission. Construction on Lakemont Avenue If youve driven around the intersection of Lakemont and Mizell avenues this week, youll notice quite a bit of construction in that area due to a city sewer re hab project. The intersection will be closed and signs will indicate detour routes on how to navigate, especially around Winter Park Memorial Hospital. This project is scheduled to be complete by Monday, July 22, weather permitting. Vehicles and lays and side-street road closures during the course of the proj ect, which will be indicated with signage. Please allow extra time while traveling in this area or take an alternate route to avoid delays. Trash pick-up and mail service are expected to continue on normal schedules throughout the project. The city continually strives to minimize inconvenience to local ing construction. We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this important project. For additional information, please contact the city of Winter Parks Public Works Department at 407599-3233. New Webisode on city website Visit cityofwinterpark.org and click on the Webisodes button to watch the citys newest video about the Winter Park Country Club. The Winter Park Country Club & Golf Course is Floridas second oldest golf club in the Central Florida area. This public 9-hole golf course is open from 7 a.m. to dusk Monday thru Friday, and Sunday. For further informa tion, call 407-599-3339, email win terparkgolf@cityofwinterpark.org or visit winterparkcountryclub. com Shoppers, diners, visitors & residents Download the citys new Buy Local Winter Park App to search a comprehensive directory for all of the businesses in the city of Win ter Park. Businesses Claim your business to cus tomize your listing for free! Download the app from your devices app store or click on the button on the homepage of the citys website cityofwinterpark. es in Winter Park and Buy Local Winter Park! Visit the citys ofcial website at cityofwinterpark.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on Vimeo. Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER

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Theatre is overbooked to ensure a full house. 20TH Century Fox and their af liates accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any loss or accident incurred in connection with use of a prize. Tickets cannot be exchanged, transferred or redeemed for cash, in whole or in part. Not responsible for lost, delayed or misdirected entries. No purchase necessary. Participating sponsors, their employees & family members and their agencies are not eligible. OPENS NATIONWIDE WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH WWW.TURBOMOVIE.COM When Marvin Friedman ar rived in Maitland in June 1973 to start his new job as the program director of the Jewish Community Center, there was no Center; just a big hole in the ground that would become a pool, and a little white house in the middle of an old or ange grove to serve as classroom space. Fresh from New York City, Friedman recalled, It looked like they were building a subway tun nel where the pool should be. Nothing and we only had a few weeks to go until campers were due to arrive. Shortly after the JCC welcomed its War broke out in Israel and all the money raised to build the new facility was sent overseas to help out the cause. to make due with its tiny white farmhouse for another few years, but that didnt keep the families from coming then and now, 40 years later. The second summer, camp at tendance more than doubled over JCCs membership had reached 400. Soon the basketball hoops nailed to trees and the farmhouse were replaced with more perma nent structures that would ac commodate the growing nursery school and community programs. From a class of seven pre schoolers back in 1973, the JCC has grown to include an awardwinning preschool and after school program that now care for more than 800 children. The hole in the ground Fried man encountered upon arrival 40 years ago is now a junior Olym pic-sized swimming pool, and the JCC has expanded to encompass ting, personal trainers and much more. For school-aged kids the JCC offers after school care and its popular J-Camp summer camps along with a variety of sports, arts and cultural programs. And working, educational and recre ational opportunities. The Jewish faith is small and its good to be around people of your own faith and understanding, said former twoterm JCC President Dick Appel baum. From the beginning, Fried man said, we wanted to provide a place for families to gather. Over the years, they have done that while also creating a place for the community to come together and learn from each other. Its a phenomenal place, Friedman said. You dont have to be Jewish to enjoy the J. There is just so much going on there. The JCC hosts many commu nitywide events from theater pro ductions to outdoor festivals such as their Israel Independence Day celebration held every spring at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, which attracts more than 7,000 people. The Roth JCC Campus in Mait land is also home to the separately run Jewish Academy, a private morial Resource and Education Center of Florida. In addition to all the resources for families, seniors at the JCC play a vital role with the group known as the 39ers, named for Jewish comedian Jack Benny, who claimed never to be older than age 39. Active as volunteers and men tors from the very beginning, the 39ers are held in great esteem at the center and many consider it their second home. Between its services and sense of community, ever since the JCC put down roots here 40 years ago, Executive Director David Wayne said, the J has served an impor tant role in the Central Florida community. There is something in the fab ric of the experience here, Wayne said. Its not the physical structure, but the personal relationships that create the memories we share of this place. It plays a vital role in Jewish life and in the greater-Cen tral Florida community. PHOTO COURTESY OF JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER The Roth JCC started just before a war broke out in Israel, but survived to become a center of community in Maitland and beyond. JCC celebrates 40 years of community ALLISON OLCSVAY Observer Staff To learn more about the JCC and its ongoing programs and events, visit orlandojcc.org

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Page 8 ASKING WHY? The quest for understanding. by Christopher Baur, M.D. I I n 1974, my four -year -old brother Weston was admitted to the hospital for surgery to repair a heart valve damaged by a congenital defect and made worse by infection. My parents gathered my sister Jennifer and me and told us about his condition and the surgery. Then they mustered their faith and courage and reassured us that he would be okay. I believed them, I had confidence in their word. The surgery went well and today Weston is a faithful husband, devoted father of three, loving brother, and is adopting an earthquake orphan from Haiti. Although the memories and lessons from Weston's illness are many, the one that sticks hardest in my soul and has grown greatest in it's impact upon me doesn't involve him at all. It is a lesson for the ages taught by a six -year -old boy who shared the same hospital room with him. Gavins Shiny Man T ed, Madeline, it's good to see you said Dr. Dyer. I just came from the lab, Gavins white count is up to seventy -six thousand and his hemoglobin continues to drop. The odds were four to one against him the first time he went into remission. We knew it would take a miracle for it to happen a second time. I'm sorry. With the doctor's words the forbearance of emotion could no longer hold the frozen waterfall. Madeline's stoic facade gave way to a torrent of agony. Gavin's slight frame barely made an impression on the firm hospital mattress. Blanket and sheet at his ankles, warmth was retained by the large plush bear which never left his bed. Ted and Madeline entered silently and Gavin's eyes opened. Did you sleep well, sport?, asked Ted in tones as cheerful as he could assemble. But swollen, red faces betrayed their grief. The shiny man said you'd be sad Replied the small patient in a barely audible voice. We're not sad, lied Ted. What shiny man? followed Madeline, quickly. Was it Brian from the kitchen? Gavin attempted to sit up. His parents immediately assisted him by propping a pillow behind his low back. No, silly. Gavin smiled. The shiny man took a walk with me while I was sleeping. Ted and Madeline quickly sat down. Ted took Gavin's hand and Madeline placed her palm on his cool forehead. Tell us everything the shiny man said, Madeline requested urgently. I never saw Him before, but I told Him you wouldn't mind if I talked to Him because he didn't seem like a stranger. He said I was going to move to His house and you would be very sad. Are you sad? The pair's wide welling eyes answered without words. He told me to thank you for taking care of me and that He would take care of me now. He said not to worry, you can be confident in Him. T We yearn to know the mysteries of nature and our universe. We brave untold dangers to discover every part of our world and to examine its treasures. Even greater, than our struggle to understand what and how, is our need to understand why. For what purpose did a situation arise? Why am I here? Such questions are made even more acute when the darkness of not understanding intersects with the apparent injustice of lifes most difficult circumstances. Many times in my life, I have reflected on Gavin and his family. Pain and sorrow may occur, but comfort can be provided even in the darkest time. Although Gavins story has always meant a great deal to me, its impact in my life has become greater as my experience has increased. With the ever growing realization that I am unlikely to fully understand the mysteries of purpose in tragedy and injustice, knowing that in our darkest hours He reaches out to us, we are better able to yield to the One in whom we place our confidence. Stories like Gavins give me great Hope. I do not need to know everything. I only need to know the One who does. My need for understanding may not be fulfilled, but comfort is offered and Hope is eternal. A deepening peace emerges and my faith relationship is strengthened And that in fact, is purpose enough. Christopher Baur, M.D. Today Our Faith OurLifeToday Family Calendar Calendar JULY 11 The rst CoffeeTalk of the 2013 season featuring Vice Mayor Sarah Sprinkel will be held Thursday, July 11, at 8 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. Initiated in 2005, Cof feeTalk has become the place for citizens that have a latte beans to grind or who simply want to espresso their thoughts to their city leaders in a more casual, in formal environment and avoid the stage fright that is often experienced at large meetings. Garden Talks with Hortus Oasis: Making it in the Shade is from noon to 1 p.m. July 11 at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave. Gardening and landscaping professionals Stephen and Kristin Pategas will teach best practices and plant selection for successful gar dening in the shady areas of your lawn and garden. Brown bag lunches are wel come. Cost is $5. Visit wppl.org for more information. Its the Winter Park Summer Sidewalk Sale from Thursday, July 11, to Sunday, July 14, with hours varying by store. Par ticipating stores will be along Park Avenue and surrounding side streets in downtown Winter Park. Shop till you drop and enjoy sidewalk sale savings from 50 to 75 per cent off at your favorite Park Avenue area retailers. For more information, call the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at 407-644-8281 or visit experienceparka venue.com For those interested in becoming a Shine Volunteer there will be a basic training course coming up. Orientation is 10 a.m. to noon on July 11. Basic Training is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29-31 at Senior Resource Alliance, 988 Woodcock Road, Suite 200 in Orlando. For more informa tion, please call 407-514-1832. JULY 12 Mother Knows Best will take place at 7:30 p.m. on July 12 and 13 and at 6:30 p.m. on May 14 at the home of Central Florida Community Arts at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Building, 1111 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando. Reserved seating can be purchased in advance for $12 online at cfcarts.com/mother-knows-best/ for tickets, or general admission available for $10 at the door (cash/check only). JULY 13 A Special Demonstration: Sculpting a Classical Portrait in conjunction with the current exhibit From Start to Finish: The Florida Sculptors Guild Exhibition, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13 at the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave. in Winter Park. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.com July 11 The Rest of the Way: A Coming Out Story for Parents & Gay Children starts at 7 p.m. on July 11 at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave. Join au thor and licensed mental health counselor Enid Jackowitz and her husband Syd as they share the story of their life transfor mation and reconciliation with their son, who came out as gay more 20 years ago. Theyll share advice and answer ques tions for families who are adjusting to new relationships between parents and gay children. Visit wppl.org for more in formation. JULY 12 The Art and Historys Summer Concert Series continues at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12, in the A&Hs Main Garden, located at 231 W. Packwood Ave. Guitarist Daniel Heitz leads his band The Revelators on July 12 in a program of blues and rock. Daniel has the chops, stage presence and talent, and he is only sixteen! Maitland Poets & Writers will present Literature Out Loud in the A&H courtyard at 7:30 p.m. Stacy Barton, Meg Sefton and Britt Sta ton, three of the four Fictionistas, pres ent original works. Visit artandhistory.org JULY 13 Ever wanted to learn the art of Japanese paper folding? An Origami Group meets from 10 a.m. to noon on July 13 at the Maitland Public Library. Visit maitland publiclibrary.org for more information. Chipotle is turning 20 and its time to celebrate. The company will kick-off the festivities on July 13 with a threeweek-long treasure hunt, Adventurrito, that will include 20 online puzzles and daily prizes. Complete all 20 puzzles and achieve the ultimate Chipotle prize: free burritos for 20 years. Visit adventurrito. com for more information. JULY 14 The Calvin Ringers a world-renowned group of teenage hand bell ringers, will perform on Sunday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. and at 7:30 p.m. at Winter Park Presby terian Church. WPPC is located at 400 S. Lakemont Ave. in Winter Park. JULY 15 Meet a Gatorland Wrangler at 11 a.m. on July 15 at the Eatonville Branch of Orange County Public Library. Gatorland brings the wild to the library! Get up close and personal with snakes and gators, and learn all about these amazing creatures. Call 407-835-7323 or go online to ocls. info/srpkids to register for this event or for more event details.

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Page 9 This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Saturday Matinee Classics GRAND ILLUSION Sat 12PM Wednesday Night Pitcher Show SINGLES Wed 8PM or Sunset Held Over! MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Fri Sun 3:30, 6:30 Mon-Thu 6:30 One Week Only! SIGHTSEERS Fri Thu 9:30 FilmSlam Sun 1PM For additional information, call 407-644-8281 or visit experienceparkavenue.com. Enjoy savings up to at your favorite Park Avenue merchants!Thursday, July 11 Sunday, July 14 Tonight July 11 Orlandos Most Powerful Spoiler alert: Im only too happy to tell you, even before you arrive at the Mall at Millenia the gathering is set to celebrate Orlando Magazines special is sue in which they count down Orlando (as they see it for 2013). Mayor Buddy Dyer will be there as guest of honor as Orlando Magazine names Mayor Dyer the most powerful person in the city based on his ability to change the face of Orlando through his development of a culture of col laboration and his community ef forts. As someone who recently felt the generosity of his power, heres my congratulations on an honor richly deserved. Now through Aug. 7 Raise a glass to end childhood hunger Taste of the Nations child hood hunger relief efforts will tastings at Eola Wine Company at 430 E. Central Blvd. in down town Orlando. Each Wednesday through Aug. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Taste of the Nation Orlando as guests are invited to enjoy unlim ited wines by the glass for a $10 donation. Each donation helps Bank. Visit eolawinecompany. com or tasteteofthenation.org/ Orlando Now at the Orlando Science Center Flying Monsters 3D More than 200 million years ago when dinosaurs began their domination of Earth, another group of reptiles, the pterosaurs, were taking control of the skies. took to the air is more fantastic mysteries in paleontology. Now National Geographic explores this question with Flying Mon sters 3D at the Orlando Science uses the 3D technology used in Avatar to resolve mysteries that have intrigued scientists for visit osc.org July 12 The Lake Eustis Museum permanent collection on exhibit July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. is the opening day for a new exhibit highlighting selections from the artworks assembled at the Lake Eustis Museum since its open unpredictable exhibit showcases award winning, donated and purchased works from the Mu seums start-up through today. The Museum is supported by a 14-member board and by grants from United Arts of Central Flor ida, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endow ment for the Arts. The public is visit lakeeustisartmuseum.org July 12 Morning coffee at the new Alfond Inn If youve been looking for ward to stepping inside the new Alfond Inn, we are all invited to join the Inns General Manager Deanne Gabel on July 12 from and conversation. The Chamber of Commerce extends the invita tion to meet and greet the senior management at Winter Parks Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Please see CULTURE on page 10

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Page 10 Probate, Wills & Trusts including Elder Law Issues P.A. Practice Areas: Family Law including RemovalAFFORDABLE ADVOCACY WITH A PASSION FOR JUSTICE MENTION THIS AD & RECEIVE A FREE 1-HOUR CONSULTATION, A $100 VALUE!641 W. Fairbanks Avenue, Suite 110 Winter Park, Florida 32789407.622.5020www.LomasLawPA.com Christine Lomas, Esq. Gary Miller, Esq.e hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you ee wrien information about our qualications and experience. Observer Ad-LomasLaw.indd 1 5/14/13 4:14 PM One Senior Place ... See our full Calendar of Events at OneSeniorPlace.com407.949.6733715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714M-F 8:30am 5pmFRI DA Y, JU L Y 12TH Hosted by Hosted by Arden Courts M O N DA Y, JU L Y 15 Presented by Exit Real Estate Results T U ESDA Y, JU L Y 16 Care Presented by LTC Advisors W ED N ESDA Y, JU L Y 17 Presented by Estate and Business T HUR SDA Y, JU L Y 18 Calendar of Events July 2013 new boutique inn where we will learn how the Inn will support the Winter Park community, local businesses and Rollins student scholarships for years to come. Good Morning Winter Park is free and open to the public; and a complimentary continental breakfast will be served. Visit winterpark.org July 12 Music under the stars at the A&H Museums Maitland Series continues on July 12 at 7 Garden, located at 231 W. Pack wood Ave. in Maitland. A perfect way to enjoy a summer evening under the stars, the Series will his band The Revelators in a pro gram of blues and rock. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or a low-backed chair, and a bar is available for those who wish to purchase alcohol. Throughout the will be open for guests to view the current exhibits. Admission July 12, 13 and 14 Katy Willis in cabaret Central Florida Community Arts cabaret series continues in past decade entertaining from theme parks in Florida to theaters ished a three-year stint as a singer on the Disney Cruise Line. More role that of being a mother when her son Ethan (the inspira tion for her cabaret theme) was take place on July 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m., and on July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. Phillips Perform ing Arts Building at 1111 N. Orange Ave. in Orlando. Call 407949-7170 or visit cfcarts.com July 13, 20 and 27 Lakeridge Winery Summer Music Series Throughout July, Lakeridge Winery hosts a Summer Music Series held outdoors each Sat urday from 1 to 4 p.m. Theres a different band each Saturday, and there is no charge for admission or parking, though guests should bring their own chairs or blan kets. The music schedule includes The Nightly Blues Band on July Visit lakeridgewinery.com or call And looking ahead July 18 to July 22 Violin(ce) A fusion of combat/dance/spoken word The Empty Spaces Theatre Co. celebrates the fusion of dance, movement, the spoken word and multimedia with an exploration called Violin(ce). With forms as diverse as hand-to-hand, comic, sexual, rapier, claymore, knife, aerial and a variety of others, with John DiDonna and the Empty Spaces Ensemble to bring Violin(ce) to the stage at the Shakespeare Center for a sevenshow, limited engagement. The theme moves from the ridiculous to the physically destructive with the spoken word coming from the lives and experiences of troupe members. For reservations, call orders, visit redchairproject.com Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. Garrick can be reached at joshgarrick9@gmail.com or 407-522-3906. CULTURE | Lakeridge combines wine, music and the stars every Saturday in July C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 9

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Page 11 Homes Observer Serving Central Florida Over 32 Yearswww.fanniehillman.com 407.644.1234 Homes brought to you by: Stunning Home on WP Chain of Lakes Custom Lakefront with Boat Dock & Guest Apartment Executive Home in Sought-after Maitland Club Spacious Two-story in Lake Colony Estates Voted Best Real Estate Agency by Winter Park/Maitland Observer Readers www.fanniehillman.com LISA FLEMING Realtor Fannie Hillman + Associates (407) 644-1234 ext. 223 (321) 228-8341 cell www.fanniehillman.com lcfrealty@yahoo.comVoted Orlandos Best Residential Real Estate Oce Ranked a Top Producer since 2002Born and raised in the Winter Park/Maitland area DEDICATION. COMMUNICATION. NEGOTIATION.My skills will get you the results youre looking for. e real estate market is moving fast, thanks to low inventory and high buyer count, so contact me today to buy or sell your home quickly! Central Florida offers home buyers a wide selection of choices when it comes to where to live and what type of home they want to live in. They often trying to decide whether to buy a newly built home, or an older classic in one of the many established neighborhoods such as Winter Park, College Park, Maitland, Thornton Park and other areas. A case can be made for either. It really comes down to what best suits your familys lifestyle and your budget. For some the deci sion weighs heavily on proximity to good schools and places of work. While many newly con structed homes are located in areas that typically havent ap preciated as well as some of the storied neighborhoods sprinkled throughout Central Florida, some can be found in older, estab lished neighborhoods as well. New homes come equipped with modern features and appliances and a host of limited warranties that cover just about everything. Theyre also built to comply with current construction and environ mental codes that are much more stringent, including the homes ability to withstand hurricaneforce winds. On the other hand, there is a segment of the market that likes the charm and classical architec ture of older homes built in the earlyto mid-1900s. Their archi tectural designs in the Span ish Revival, Mediterranean Revival, French Provincial and Colonial Re vival styles, for example, are timeless, hard to replicate, and create a special sense of place. There also is a pride of craftsmanship and construction that can be readily seen and expe rienced in most of these homes. While vintage homes may not all the modern amenities such as the latest kitchen appliances, large closets, and state-of-theart bathrooms, it can be argued that their quality of construction, craftsmanship and materials used are often supe rior to newly constructed homes. Even though some older homes may need to be new heating and air-condi tioning, electri cal wiring and plumbing to meet current codes and insurance its worth every penny because of the homes established address and property value. While there are fewer op portunities to locate available older classic homes that meet majority of homebuyers today newly constructed homes in sub divisions located in and around Orlando and other surrounding municipalities. The good news is Central Florida homebuyers have a choice between a charming older classic home in an established neighborhood that may require some updating, or a newly constructed home that comes equipped with a wide selection of modern conveniences and cutting edge technology. Either way, you cant lose. Scott Hillman is president of Fannie Hillman + Associates, a 32-year-old Winter Park-based real estate company specializing in residential real estate sales. He can be reached at 407-6441234 or at scott@fanniehillman.com Build new or buy vintage? What type of home is right for you? SCOTT HILLMAN Guest Writer H O U S E S W A N T E D ! G e t a F R E E N o O b l i g a o n C A S H O e r O n Y o u r H o u s e W i t h i n 2 4 H o u r s (8 5 5 ) 7 5 5 1 8 1 8 w w w C i r c l e 1 8 H o m e s c o m C A S H $ $ $ Q U I C K C L O S E A N Y P R I C E R A N G E A N Y C O N D I T I O N A N Y S I T U A T I O N Scott Hillman New homes come equipped with modern features and appliances and a host of limited warranties that cover just about everything.

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Page 12 2013 has been an exciting time for real estate, especially in Cen tral Florida. RealtyTrac named Orlando the No. 1 destination for median sales price of existing homes sold in May 2013 was up more than 23 percent from May 2012, and the number of homes sold was also up over 8 percent in comparison to this time last year. Until very recently, interest rates hovered in the his torically low 3 percent range. As rates rise and inventory remains low, what does this mean for the home buyers and home sellers of Central Florida? Only 7,272 homes were listed for sale the Central Florida Multiple listing system as of May. That number is a decrease of 12 percent from last year, and equates to a mere are not new construction avail able for purchase. Whether you are pondering the perfect time to sell your home or timing your entry into the market as a buyer, there are many things to consider now more than ever. have experienced some of the lowest mortgage rates in Ameri can history for a while now. In speaking with many mortgage lenders as well as keeping a watchful eye on the jobs report and press releases from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, the consensus is that the market will remain somewhat volatile and rates are expected to creep up over the next year into the 6-per cent range. Disclaimer: there is no mort gage rate crystal ball. Generally speaking, when the economy improves and more jobs are cre ated, interest rates tend to climb. The Fed has been buying into the bond market heavily and recently comments that they may decrease such activities sparked a jump in tions since then, but one thing is clear: nothing lasts forever. As more jobs are created and the economy continues to rebound, expect mortgage rates to rebound along with it. If you are under contract, lock your rate sooner than later. A $400,000 home with 20 percent down at cent (at time of press) equates to principal and interest. If the rate were to increase a point, that payment for the same scenario would be around $2,302 principal and interest. If youre a buyer and have the ability to act now, do it. That dream home will cost you more in six months to a year due to rising rates and improving home values. chief economist for the National Association of Realtors Lawrence Yun is projecting a 10 percent increase nationally in the median sales price of existing homes by years end. Not only that, pend ing contracts are up 12 percent from May 2012 and are at their highest levels since 2006. So prices are expected to continue their rise. This is good news for home sellers as they can recoup funds and keep more money in their pockets for the next move. they make more when they sell their home, their next abode will likely cost more too. Again, if you need to sell your home to buy a new one, sooner than later is the best course of action if you want to save money overall. Last but not least, lets talk about those low, low levels of available inventory for existing homes. New home starts are up and many buyers wary of the distressed property market are opting to build new. If you are looking to buy or sell in an area that is already built out, however, new homes arent likely a factor for you. Fewer homes to choose from means fewer options, and it also means a sellers market. Sellers have the ability to pick and choose from multiple offers in most scenarios now. But just because its a sellers market doesnt mean that sellers shouldnt put effort into mar keting and getting their homes the most exposure. Professional quality photos and good SEO marketing (Google, blogging, website exposure) are especially important in todays world, and even more so if you cant place yard signs in your neighborhood. A clean and well-staged home will often make a huge difference in a sellers net proceeds. As with everything, never discount the Some advice for buyers look ing in todays market: know what you want and where, and be ready to act quickly if you contracts as concession free as possible if you are competing with other offers, and have your proof of funds or pre-approval at the ready. Sellers wont consider your offer without tangible proof you can perform. Christina Rordam is a local Realtor. Con tact her at 407-928-8294 or ChristinaS ellsOrlando.com Celebrating Over 100 Years of Handshake Integrity! Since 1904...407-644-2900www.winterparkland.comFOUR SEASONS CLOSE TO EVERYTHING! A JEWEL BOX! INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. 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These Top Producers are not new to this award ~ Kelly Price and Pamela Ryan have been named a Hot 100 Realtor for an impressive eight consecutive years. Jennifer King has been a Hot 100 Realtor for three years, and Sherri Dyer for two years. Kelly Price & Companys mantra Integrity, Loyalty & Unwavering Enthusiasm is clearly demonstrated by these energetic top producers who consistently deliver unparalleled service and results. These exceptional associates, along with Kelly Price & Company have produced over $124 million in sales in 2012, proving that Kelly Price & Company continues to be a leader in the industry. located in Winter Park, Florida and specializes in residential real estate, commercial sales and leasing, property management, short sales and bank-owned properties. Representing clients with integrity, loyalty and unwavering enthusiasm, the team is deeply committed to delivering superior service before, during and Price & Company, please contact 407.645.4321 or visit www. 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Page 13 TEL: 407-896-5520 REALTOR MLS John Penne8 year resident of Baldwin ParkOrlando Top 100 Real Estate Agents Orlando Magazine 2011 & 2012AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS31/2% Commission Full MLS ServiceEMAIL: pennybrokers@earthlink.net WEB: pennybrokersorlando.com COMPARE THE SAVINGSSALES PRICE 6% TRADITIONAL BROKER 3.5% PENNY BROKER SELLER SAVES 1% PENNY BROKERS SELLER SAVES$200,000. $12,000. $7,000. $5,000. $2,000. $10,000. $300,000. $18,000. $10,500. $7,500. $3,000. $15,000. $400,000. $24,000. $14,000. $10,000. $4,000. $20,000. $500,000. $30,000. $17,500. $12,500. $5,000. $25,000. $600,000. $36,000. $21,000. $15,000. $6,000. $30,000. $700,000. $42,000. $24,500. $17,500. $7,000. $35,000. $800,000. $48,000. $28,000. $20,000. $8,000. $40,000. $900,000. $54,000. $31,500. $22,500. $9,000. $45,000. $1,000,000. $60,000. $35,000. $25,000. $10,000. $50,000. WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME, THERE IS A DIFFERENCE Sold over 40 homes in Baldwin ParkJoin the 4,000 home sellers who have S-A-V-E-D between $5,000 and $50,000 on the sale of their home Orlando Magazine has once again awarded John Penne Licensed Real Estate Broker Designation of one of the top one hundred honored agents in Orlando 2012 4094 MARKHAM PL Baldwin Park 3 Br+ Of ce $415,000 4097 WARDELL Baldwin Park 4/3 $530,000 5326 ARDSDALE LANE 3BR + 2025 COULSON ALLY $359,900 SOLD SOLD PENDING SOLDPenny Brokers the smart choice when buying or selling!Call 407-896-55202020 SHAW LANE (great for in-law suite or rental) BALDWIN PARK 331 N. HAMPTON AVE COLONIAL TOWN HAMPTON PARK 1725 FIREHOUSE LANE #103 with attached garage BALDWIN PARK home and beautiful garden BALDWIN PARK NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING JUNE 2013 HOME DATA 32789 SALES AVG LIST $ AVERAGE MEDIAN DAYS ON MKT DAYS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 46 ..... $546,693 ..... $519,588 ..... $363,000 ......... 73 ................... 50 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 40 ..... $604,705 ..... $575,151 ..... $445,000 ......... 78 ................... 51 Bank Owned ........ 2 ...... $397,500 ..... $417,500 ..... $417,500 ......... 145 ................... 30 Short Sales .......... 4 ...... $156,975 ..... $154,150 ..... $135,800 ......... 116 .................. 121 Other .............. 34 ..... $669,568 ..... $633,954 ..... $537,500 ......... 70 ................... 44 Multi Family (B) Overall .............. 6 ...... $159,950 ..... $149,167 ..... $163,500 ......... 41 ................... 45 Bank Owned ........ 0 ......... $0 .......... $0 ........... $0 ............. 0 ..................... 0 Short Sales .......... 1 ....... $90,000 ...... $78,500 ...... $78,500 .......... 13 ................... 96 Other ............... 5 ...... $173,940 ..... $163,300 ..... $180,000 ......... 46 ................... 34 32751 SALES AVG LIST $ AVERAGE MEDIAN DAYS ON MKT DAYS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 44 ..... $280,338 ..... $271,160 ..... $243,000 ......... 52 ................... 36 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 31 ..... $345,773 ..... $333,069 ..... $257,500 ......... 57 ................... 40 Bank Owned ........ 6 ...... $127,700 ..... $135,507 ..... $157,450 ......... 38 ................... 41 Short Sales .......... 1 ....... $89,900 ...... $102,500 ..... $102,500 ......... 14 ................... 89 Other .............. 24 ..... $410,952 ..... $392,067 ..... $317,100 ......... 63 ................... 38 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 13 ..... $124,300 ..... $123,531 ...... $99,900 .......... 41 ................... 27 Bank Owned ........ 4 ....... $63,550 ...... $62,350 ...... $49,950 .......... 33 ................... 35 Short Sales .......... 1 ....... $99,000 ...... $116,100 ..... $116,100 .......... 3 .................... 54 Other ............... 8 ...... $157,838 ..... $155,050 ..... $101,700 ......... 50 ................... 20 SALE PRICES SALE PRICES

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Page 14 www.BaldwinParkLiving.com Jeff ClarkColdwell Banker Residential 407.733.0773 j.clark@coldwellbanker.com www.BaldwinParkLiving.comWelcoming More Families To Our Neighborhood Than Any Other RE ALTOR. Sold in Baldwin Park Were set for life . this place ts us perfectly! Bob and Norma Williamson wanted to simplify their responsibilities while keeping their busy, vibrant lifestyle. They visited several retirement communities and The Mayower was No. 1 from the beginning. Since moving in, theyve been freed from the worries of caring for a house and yard. That means more time for pursuits like bridge (Norma plays in four clubs), traveling, socializing and simply relaxing. At The Mayower, we can keep our routine and circle of friends . and we know that were set for life, Bob says. Its just what we wanted, in terms of location and healthcare options. This place ts us perfectly!Whats your plan for the future? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. 8 8 1 4 1 P R AD WPO 7/2013 Wi nt e r Pa r k' s Di s t i nc t i ve Re t i r e me nt Co mmu ni t y www.themayf lower .com 1620 Mayf lower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 VIBRANT. FLEXIBLE. WORRY-FREE... [ your lifestyle, on YOUR terms ] MAY960_WilliamsonAd_WPO.indd 1 6/6/13 9:17 AM WPMOBSERVER.COM TIME CAPSULE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER As part of ongoing state-wide Viva Florida 500 celebrations, the city of Maitlands cultural partners pulled together a time capsule of Maitland today, which will be opened again in 50 years. It was dedicated July 8.

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Page 15 Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Louis Roney Play On! During the dog days of summer you entrepreneurial spirit by selling cold cents to those in need of relief from the Florida heat. Four young girls, ages 6 to 9, braved the heat on a sultry Wednes day afternoon to sell lemonade and treats, but instead of keeping the money We had a talk about giving to those less fortunate, said Denise Mackinnon, was their physician before he founded Elementary in Winter Park. Their friends and classmates, Rebecca Bern hardt and Mary Bryce Bernhardt, were also involved in the charitable venture. be hot and uncomfortable working out side at mid-day in June but felt if they included a few friends it would be more fun and more people would be blessed by the experience, Mackinnon said. The lemonade stand was set up on Old New England Avenue where there is a decent amount of Winter Park girls sold fresh home-baked rice crispy treats and cupcakes along with indi vidually wrapped candies. In two hours the girls raised $260 and are donating $130 to Grace Medi the drinks and treats went fast and the donations continue to come in. Im still receiving feedback from friends who intend to contribute to the girls effort. This is the second time Gianna and and will likely do it again with their friends next year. Its a good experi ence for the girls, Mackinnon said, and their big hearts are already mak ing a difference at such a young age. It featured divorces for $99 and bankrupt cies for $200. Question: which one should is the oldest College in the U S. The three oldest public universities were: the University of Georgia, The College of Wil liam & Mary, and the University of North mystery. Today is a gift maybe thats why we call it the present. favorite musical personage was Leonard Bernstein, who was described as fol lows: Conceited, material character tinged with a famously stole the limelight at his daughters wedding where his con ceited, show-off obstreperousness made him appear to be the one being fted. Ber nstein composed admirable show music, West Side Story perhaps being his peak. I congratulate them! In 1937 when it was announced that I had gotten a scholar 27 students, quite a commotion ensued. I in June 1942. In my opinion my four years the four years in Boston created, for me, a host of new horizons. plans to emulate our president on his recent vacation. We dont think we really need all that bulletproof glass installed wherever we go, or paid sharpshooters to protect us from bad-tempered chee tahs and leopards. The overall cost of the Presidents 10-day trip is also a bit much for a retired college professor: $100 million. Perhaps well just go to the beach over the weekend spoke to an old rancher about Obamas presidency: the old rancher said, Well, ya know hes a post turtle. The doctor said, What is a post turtle? The rancher said, When youre drivin down the road and you see a fence post with a turtle bal anced on top, thats a post turtle. The old rancher continued to explain: You know the turtle didnt get up there by himself, you know he doesnt belong there, you know he doesnt know what to do while hes up there, you know hes elevated beyond his ability to function, and you wonder just what kind of a dumbbell put him up there to begin with. Nuff said! able to conceive by any stretch of my imagination any credible reason why I should have gotten a person who has proved in my life to be the best wife in the world. B.w. has all the good qualities that are so clearly lacking in my own character that I wonder sometimes how she can put up with me but she does! A friend of mine tells me, You dont deserve her. Well, I say, as a friend, you dont want me to get what I deserve do you? St. Augustine with friends and cased the casements, seeing what the Spaniards were doing on their Florida vacations in the 1600s. We also saw an exhibition of Picasso paintings from St. Augustines sister city in Spain, Mlaga. Most of the you will think is one of mans most noble preoccupations. Me? I once went to a real of cruelty to animals, and was pulling vainly for the bulls. About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney) Ah, what is the rational mind to do? If versed at all with a smattering of history you clearly understand that we live in a grand time. If, of course, you have enough. Enough for adequate housing. Enough for preventative dentistry and healthcare. Enough for a balanced, nutri tious diet. Enough to indulge your intel lectual and artistic expressions. Enough to provide for your children. Enough until you die. We could argue over what consti tutes enough, but clearly more and more Americans dont have enough. If you are not catching Bill Moyers Sunday morn ing PBS TV show, I unequivocally recom mend that you do so. Moyers is a great, decent liberal American with the cojones to tackle our nations many social and An interesting development that is getting more and more press is the idea of social/economic mobility. Americans assume that our nation is the epitome ones self up by his/her bootstraps and that, say, England is the exact opposite, a hierarchical, caste system that inhibits up ward economic mobility. Interesting, but wrong. It turns out that since WWII, the young of England are outperforming their American cousins on the moving-on-up economic ladder. The 1970s were a transitional decade for the United States. Wages/incomes for 40 years. We understand that the wealthy have gotten wealthier, that the top 1 percent of Americans own 40 percent of the nations wealth, that the top 1 percent have secured more of the nations income than at any time since the 1920s. You can argue that that these percentages are no more than the cream rising to the top, that through hard work and initiative, the resourceful are rewarded. I get that. I do. And some of that sce nario (hard work/creativity) is accurate ligence and resourcefulness. I applaud the entrepreneurial spirit. But a large segment of the American population is being, unequivocally, left behind. There is no denying that. The question then arises, what can be done to address the growing economic one sanely argues that part time, mini mum wage job growth will in any way address what is happening to Americas workforce. I envision the inevitable social unrest (see: all of history/see: French such glaring class/economic disparities. What will be done? Nothing. Probably not until the nation is broke (in every sense of the word). There will be a lot of political words spoken, pledges made, protestations of solidarity with the aver age man, but Americas political estab lishment (both Dems & Pubs) are clearly in the pocket of Americas 1 percent. They do the bidding of Americas largest multi-national corporations. They take huge sums of money from Wall Street and vate corporations. Our politicians enrich themselves and their handlers more than they value the commonweal of the nation. No other interpretation explains our decline. Dont even get me started on the environment or our imperialistic foreign policy/wars, decaying infrastructure or our insane healthcare system. All these problems are solvable but wont be. perpetuating the status quo. I try, earnestly I do, to live by, Die if you worry, die if you dont. Emphasis on dont. But damn if it aint hard to not worry. Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US Die if you worry Thinking out loud In my opinion my four years at Harvard changed my whole life Little girls with big hearts raise money for Grace Medical Home ELISE BRETH Guest Writer PHOTO COURTESY OF ELISE BRETH Friends Nicole, Rebecca, Keira, Mary Bryce and Giana gave money from their lemonade stand to help a medical home.

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WPMOBSERVER.COM DIAMOND DAWGS BACK ON TOPSPORTS, 440 years of communityAfter starting just before a war broke out, the Jewish Community Center hit its stride. LIFESTYLES, 6Step inside the Alfond InnThe brand new boutique hotel invites visitors to glimpse the CULTURE, 9Old homes or new homes? historic or modern? Take a look. HOME MAGNIFIER, 11COMMUNITY BULLETIN ........... 4 LIFESTYLES ................... 6 CALENDAR ................... 8 CULTURE ..................... 9 HOME MAGNIFIER ............. 11 OPINIONS ................... 15 CLASSIFIEDS ................. 32 Winter Park Recovery CenterExecutive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Protocols Sinclair Method of Alcohol Extinction Suboxone/Subutex For Opioid Abuse Chantix For Smoking CessationPsychiatrist Supervised Dual Diagnosis Evidenced Based Programs2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com 407-629-0413 A planned lakefront shopping center beside Lake Killar ney could boost the local econ omy with an array of unique shops adding to Winter Parks collection of specialty stores and destinations. The 36,000-square-foot Lakeside Winter Park development will feature a Trader Joes, a personal training business and a Paddleboard Orlando board shop, among other retailers. Construction is set to start in late July, and Orlando-based de velopers Unicorp National De velopments hope to see the new project thrive. Were creating not just a shopping center, but really a sense of place, said Amy Schuemann, director of leasing at Unicorp National Developments. Weve got a beautiful site right on the lake that were going to take advantage of. The development will include a bank and a restaurant, as well as a garden area by the shore for sightseeing and picnics. Visitors will also be able to ride paddleboards off a new dock at the lake, with demon strations provided by Paddle board Orlando. Weve got some unique con cepts coming in that are new emerging concepts to the mar ket, so we think that along with a prime location, its going to attract a lot of customers, not only from Winter Park, but from all over Orlando, Schuemann said. The combination of the Pad dleboard Orlando shop and the personal trainer will give the will attract more people to the development, Schuemann said. A development with that brings a new mix of locations and stores to Orlando could give the area an economic boost, said UCF economist Sean Snaith. I think projects like this have Teen pregnancy rates are declining in Central Florida, and educators at Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando said their programs are one reason for the decrease. The downward trend is a na tionwide one, and since 2006 teen birth rates in Osceola, Seminole and Brevard counties are down. Orange County shows the great est success with a 35 percent de crease. A 35 percent decrease in six years is monumental, said Jen na Tosh, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando (PPGO). Tosh said access to medically accurate information and sex education is the key to prevent ing teen pregnancy, and PPGO reaches more than 15,000 teens each year through programs in Orange County Public Schools and in their clinics, making a huge impact on the Central Flori da community. Orange County is following the trend across Florida. The sun shine state has a high percentAs the four partner cities tized plans for FlexBus, theyre working to forgo one big-name LYNX, in with UCF. With less than six months left until FlexBus originally Maitland, Altamonte Springs, Longwood and Casselberry are looking to pick up the running of the intelligent transit system where LYNX left off when the transportation authority pulled out of the project in March. But as LYNX tries to hold on to con trol of the technology, Maitland Community Development Director Dick Wells said, UCF is of fering its own interest in getting involved. [UCF] adds quite a bit of pa nache to what were doing. Their interest gives us a little more weight in the politics of Central Florida, Wells said. The partner cities will meet this week with LYNX to renegotiate the FlexBus request for proposal, hoping to remove men tions of LYNX rights and owner ship to the technology the citys system may produce in its dem onstration study.New plan for FlexBusSARAH WILSON Observer StaffTeen pregnancy rates see monumental dropBRITTNI JOHNSON Observer Staff Please see PREGNANCY on page 2New look for KillarneyFuture walkable shopping district plans to add long-awaited Trader Joes franchise to lakefrontTIM FREED Observer Staff ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF UNICORP NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTSA walkable streetscape along Lake Killarney could soon greet customers at the planned Lakeside Winter Park development. PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERPlanned Parenthood programs, presented by coordinators Cristina Calandruccio, Ebony Section and Yarira Feliciano, may have helped drop teen birth rates in Central Florida. Please see LAKE on page 2

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July 23-25 (rising grades 4-6)A Land RememberedWhat was life like for the Florida Seminoles who lived in the Everglades? Experience shing adventures, encounters with alligators, boat races and life in a chickee hut. Create your own version of Seminole clothing and crafts using fabric, beads and items found in the environment. Design a graphic novel using words and art to capture memories of life in the Everglades. 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday $75 per sesson, $65 for MMAA members Reservations: 407-246-4278 Genevieve.Bernard@cityoforlando.net MMAATHE MENNELLO MUSEUM OF AMERICAN AR TAdult WorkshopsOne-time classes for adults (and mature high school students). The classes are taught by UCF art students and include coffee in the morning sessions and a glass of wine in the evenings.Cost: $20 per session, $15 for MMAA members Reservations: 407-246-4278 Genevieve.Bernard@cityoforlando.netPatterns in LifeWednesday, July 24 (6-7:30 p.m.) Thursday, July 25 (9-10:30 a.m.) Explore intriguing designs created by the Florida Seminoles. Their native patterns are often inspired by plant motifs and other aspects of the natural world. Try your hand at designing symbols of your world. Cunningham (1893-1977), the self-taught artist whose colorful collection of paintings remain on permanent display at the museum.Florida MemoriesTuesday, August 6 (9-10:30 a.m.) Thursday, August 8 (6-7:30 p.m.) Take a journey through the late Rob Storters diaries and sketches of the Florida Everglades. Explore places, people and experiences through various art media. Save your own meaningful memories of life in Florida in your personalized take-home book.MUSEUM HOURS Tuesday Saturday 10:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Sunday noon 4:30 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays ADMISSION Adults $5.00 Senior ages 60 and over $4.00 Students with valid I.D. $1.00 Children ages 6-18 $1.00 Children under age 6 Free Active Military with I.D. Free MUSEUM T OURS Group tours are available by reservation. VISITORS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS The Mennello Museum of American Art is fully ADA accessible. TO CONTACT US Telephone: (407) 246-4278 www.mennellomuseum.com www.facebook.com/MennelloMuseum The Mennello Museum of American Art is owned and operated by theCITY OF ORLANDO900 E. Princeton Street Orlando, FL 32803 mennellomuseum.com MMAA Observer (7-3-13).indd 1 7/3/13 11:40 AM age of teen birth rates in 2010, it ranked 23 out of 50 states (with 1 being best, 50 the worst). But it has seen a 53 percent decline since decreasing birth rates in the coun try. In Orange County, the rate went from 42.9 births for every 1,000 teen girls aged 15 to 19 in 2006, to 27.7 in 2012. Tosh said PPGO programs have already shown positive out comes with teens when used by other organizations. They pair ab stinence teaching with education about birth control and safe sex. And not only have teen birth rates gone down, but the 2010 Or ange County High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey results show that since 2005, less teens are having sex and more are using birth control when they do. Its important to not only give teens access to education, but to link it to medical care as well, which PPGO offers to teens at a reduced rate, Tosh said. Its a place teens can feel safe asking for help. Its a place she felt comfortable going to as a young woman, along with her friends. It can be scary to take the step to protect yourself if you dont have a parent or caregiver to talk to, but PPGO is there, she said. Teens can rely on Planned Parenthood for professional, nonjudgmental, quality care, Tosh said. We have one of the most compassionate staffs; we are dedicated to making sure young people have access to the tools to stay safe and healthy. A PPGO educators goal is to shape attitudes and beliefs about sex and teach teens ways to com municate with partners and friends so they dont feel pres sured into anything. They give one-on-one guidance through their Safer Sex program, and edu cators have cell phones and Skype accounts to use to talk to teens if they need help, any time. Ebony Section is a senior educator for the Safer Sex pro gram, and said she likes to call it girl talk, because shes helping young women just like herself. Theyre able to talk to an edu cator they trust, she said. Section remembers one teen mom with two children already, who came in for help. They got her on birth control, and instantly she saw a difference in her demeanor, her life was truly changed. She had taken control. They build that self advoca cy, Section said. Theres also an anonymous text line to get quick answers about sexual health, or how to make an appointment at PPGO. Teens can reach them on Facebook, too, where staff will respond to posts and private messages. Social me dia has become an important re source. Its so important to reach teens where theyre at, said Cris tina Calandruccio, community education coordinator. Another way they do this is through two programs that spe and Latino teens, who have a much higher rate of teen preg nancy than Caucasian teens. Both base their teachings on addressing parts of their cultures that may put them at risk. We work with the unique needs of the teens, said Yarira Fe liciano, program manager for Cui date!, which reaches Latino teens. And the best way to help teens is to educate them before they start having sex, so they can feel empowered with the knowledge to make healthy choices. Just one bad decision can af fect the rest of their lives, just a one-time risk, Tosh said. PREGNANCY | In Orange County, the teen birth rate dropped by more than a third in the span of six years CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE To learn more about Planned Parenthood, and to receive educational help and access to their services, visit ppgo.org and call the downtown Orlando location at 407-246-8466. You can also interact and ask questions on their Facebook page: facebook.com/PPGreaterOrlandoan impact on the community in a couple of ways, Snaith said. One is the whole phase of con struction, which will create jobs and economic activity in Winter Park, and then, once the build comes from the activities that are being carried out in those build ings. Snaith noted that shopping centers like Lakeside Winter Park allow for a much broader range of retail in the city. Theres limits to what you can do on Park Avenue, Snaith said. For these larger retailers, theres not really a place for them on the Park per se, but there are certainly opportunities for it to succeed in other parts of Winter Park. Mayor Ken Bradley said he sees the addition of another shop ping center in Winter Park as tes tament to the citys ability to draw people from around Orlando. It speaks to the Winter Park brand, along with us being a des tination, Bradley said. Im personally very excited about the new development. I think its a wonderful location and Im excited to see, what I think, will be a very active center of commerce, entertainment and shopping. Lakeside Winter Park is set to open in late spring 2014.LAKE | Killarney development could become walkable shopping district like the larger Winter Park Village CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE

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The Department was presented with this prestigious award on Thursday, June 27, during the Commissions annual business meeting. This was the Maitland Police Departments fourth successful re 2000. The award was the culmination of three years of labor to maintain compliance with the rigorous rules and regulations re quired by the Commission, and included a three-day visit to our department by three assessors from the Commission. The Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation was established in 1995, and is the accrediting body for law enforcement agencies in our state. This organization is responsible for reviewing the policies, procedures, daily operations, equipment and facilities of a law enforcement agency to determine if they meet the rigid standards as outlined in the Commissions rules and regulations. This all sounds impressive, but what does the accreditation process mean to you, the residents of our city? The accreditation award ensures that your police department is prepared to prevent and control crime through the effec tive use of industry best practices. That is, we use the most up-to-date and proven methods in our day-to-day delivery of ser vices. You may be assured that your police department has policies and procedures in place that ensure your police operate in a professional, ethical and modern manner, that we embrace the community policing philosophy, and acknowledge that we must have a partnership with our community in order to be effective. The accreditation process goes even fur ther to ensure we are in compliance with the more than 250 accreditation standards. After the department receives its initial ac creditation, it receives an on-site visit every three years from three assessors who are appointed by the Commission. These asses sors visit the department and examine ev ery aspect of the operation, including poli cies and procedures, the vehicles and the physical plant. While on-site, they question members of the department from all divisions and may even speak with citizens. and recommendation to the Commission, which determines if our department was in compliance and should be reaccredited. This entire process is voluntary. Your po lice department made the choice to partici pate in the accreditation process to ensure that you are provided the highest level of professional law enforcement services. This process culminated on Thursday, June 27, when we were presented with this presti gious award during the Commissions an nual business meeting in Bonita Springs. Because this award is such an important accomplishment, the award ceremony was attended by Vice Mayor Linda Frosch, City Manager Jim Williams, Chief Doug Ball, Deputy Chief Bill McEachnie and Lt. John Schardine. The Commission was impressed attend this ceremony, and noted that our of the citys dedication and commitment to the accreditation process. Because the accreditation process never stops, we are already preparing to our next re-accredita tion in 2016. Bill McEachnie, deputy chief of police Maitland City TalkBY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Maitland PD earns reaccreditation 17

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The Monarchs had held the league lead since the The win came courtesy of Mi chael Oczypoks one-hit start, though after a wild fourth in ning Brett Nizamoff grabbed the win. A comeback attempt late in the game was quashed by the Dawgs Jose Serrano for the save. From the plate K.J. Alexander with two singles knocking in two runs to net him his eighth RBI of the season. Surprisingly speedy designated hitter Michael Danner swiped his 11th bag of the season. But while the Dawgs were climbing to the top of the league, the Sanford River Rats (13-10) and College Park Freedom (6-17) have been struggling to get to the top of the ladder. The Rats moved up a notch though, edging Leesburg for the third slot. College Park is 2-8 in their last 10 games. In the Rats most recent win on July 7, a pitchers duel played out with most of the Rats rotation involved, as Jimmy ONeill, Matt Dearden, Evin Lynch and Arturo Martoral combined for a six-hit shutout. The Dawgs host the Rats at 7 p.m. on July 12 at Alfond Field. College Park hosts DeLand at 5 p.m. on July 14. Dawgs top the leagueISAAC BABCOCK Observer StaffBusiness Briefs Community Bulletin Great women wanted The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations now through Monday, July 15, for the 20132014 Florida Womens Hall of Fam e. Since its inception in 1982, the Womens Hall of Fame has honored Florida women who have made signicant contributions to the improvement of life for all Florid ians. Visit fcsw.net for more information. Deans list The following students were named to the spring 2013 deans list at Wake Forest University: Sara Cooper from Winter Park, and Blake Habicht from Maitland.Terminal kids eventDaring roller coaster enthusiasts dem onstrated once again that they have big hearts and enviable equilibrium as they participated in Cedar Fairs 5th Annual Coasting For Kids event, which raised more than $150,000 for Give Kids The World (GKTW). GKTW is a Central Florida nonprot storybook resort that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world.New Rollins facultyRollins College recently named Millie J. Erichsen as director of development for the Crummer Graduate School of Busi ness. Erichsen brings 20 years of experi ence in higher education and non-prot management. Most recently, she served as director of development at the Univer sity of Central Florida Foundation.Curing AlzheimersDo you know someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers or one of the progressive dementias? Would the family consider donating the brain of the per son experiencing dementia? In return, the family would receive a denitive written diagnosis in the form of a neuropathologi cal report. Pre-registration is required for the State of Florida Brain Bank research program. Please contact Julie Shatzer, MSW, at the Alzheimers & Dementia Re source Center by calling 407-843-1910 or 800-330-1910 for more information.New luxury storeJohn Craig, a leader in the luxury ap parel market, announced today that it has opened a new store in The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra. Attorney turned authorLowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Rebecca Palmer has authored a chapter in a book titled Inside The Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Florida published by Aspatore, a division of Thompson/West. Keyboard projectSnapKeys, creators of the revolutionary Si Evolution alphabetic keyboard and Avalon Elementary School successfully conducted a pilot Android keyboarding project with a class of second graders. 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Special thanks to Palmanos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar for donating the coffee for this spe cial series. For more information, please call 407-599-3428. July 8 City Commission meeting There was a City Commission meeting held July 8 in City Hall Commission Chambers. Below are a few highlights from that Mayors Report artist for the citys Art in Cham bers, and Bright House Networks Diane Culpeppers retire ment were recognized.City Managers Report an update of the Capen House in dicating that a proposal was sent to the owners of the house for their consideration. The city did not receive a copy of the proposal, however, is ready to assist in any permitting needs the relocation may require. Non-action items posed budget was presented to the City Commission. A copy of the presentation along with the proposed budget can be found at cityofwinterpark.org > Info at Your Fingertips > Budget Documents. Consent agenda tion. were approved (visit cityofwinplete listing). lated to the red light camera hear ing program was approved with a fee.Action items requiring discussion review process was approved as presented.Public hearings nance annexing the right of way of Aloma Avenue from 2015 Aloma Ave. east to the city limits and the right of way of Balfour Drive from Amsden Road south to the city limits was approved. nance authorizing the conveyance of the city-owned property at 645 Symonds Ave. in exchange for the property located at 813 W. New England Ave. was approved. ordinance amending Section 1-7 to amend the penalty for violating municipal ordinances to comply with state law was approved. ordinance renaming the portion of Loch Lomond Drive between Glenwood Drive and Mizell Av enue as North Edinburgh Drive and renaming that section of Ed inburgh Drive between Mizell Av enue and Dundee Drive as South Edinburgh Drive was approved. proval for the parking garage re quested this item to be discussed at a future meeting. A full copy of the July 8 City Commission minutes will be available at cityofwinterpark.org the week of July 22, pending ap proval by the City Commission.Construction on Lakemont Avenue If youve driven around the intersection of Lakemont and Mizell avenues this week, youll notice quite a bit of construction in that area due to a city sewer re hab project. The intersection will be closed and signs will indicate detour routes on how to navigate, especially around Winter Park Memorial Hospital. This project is scheduled to be complete by Monday, July 22, weather permitting. Vehicles and lays and side-street road closures during the course of the proj ect, which will be indicated with signage. Please allow extra time while traveling in this area or take an alternate route to avoid delays. Trash pick-up and mail service are expected to continue on normal schedules throughout the project. The city continually strives to minimize inconvenience to local ing construction. We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this important project. For additional information, please contact the city of Winter Parks Public Works Department at 407599-3233.New Webisode on city websiteVisit cityofwinterpark.org and click on the Webisodes button to watch the citys newest video about the Winter Park Country Club. The Winter Park Country Club & Golf Course is Floridas second oldest golf club in the Central Florida area. 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Theatre is overbooked to ensure a full house. 20TH Century Fox and their af liates accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any loss or accident incurred in connection with use of a prize. Tickets cannot be exchanged, transferred or redeemed for cash, in whole or in part. Not responsible for lost, delayed or misdirected entries. No purchase necessary. Participating sponsors, their employees & family members and their agencies are not eligible. OPENS NATIONWIDE WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH WWW.TURBOMOVIE.COM When Marvin Friedman ar rived in Maitland in June 1973 to start his new job as the program director of the Jewish Community Center, there was no Center; just a big hole in the ground that would become a pool, and a little white house in the middle of an old or ange grove to serve as classroom space. Fresh from New York City, Friedman recalled, It looked like they were building a subway tun nel where the pool should be. Nothing and we only had a few weeks to go until campers were due to arrive. Shortly after the JCC welcomed its War broke out in Israel and all the money raised to build the new facility was sent overseas to help out the cause. to make due with its tiny white farmhouse for another few years, but that didnt keep the families from coming then and now, 40 years later. The second summer, camp at tendance more than doubled over JCCs membership had reached 400. Soon the basketball hoops nailed to trees and the farmhouse were replaced with more permanent structures that would ac commodate the growing nursery school and community programs. From a class of seven pre schoolers back in 1973, the JCC has grown to include an awardwinning preschool and after school program that now care for more than 800 children. The hole in the ground Fried man encountered upon arrival 40 years ago is now a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, and the JCC has expanded to encompass ting, personal trainers and much more. For school-aged kids the JCC offers after school care and its popular J-Camp summer camps along with a variety of sports, arts and cultural programs. And working, educational and recreational opportunities. The Jewish faith is small and its good to be around people of your own faith and understanding, said former twoterm JCC President Dick Appel baum. From the beginning, Fried man said, we wanted to provide a place for families to gather. Over the years, they have done that while also creating a place for the community to come together and learn from each other. Its a phenomenal place, Friedman said. You dont have to be Jewish to enjoy the J. There is just so much going on there. The JCC hosts many communitywide events from theater productions to outdoor festivals such as their Israel Independence Day celebration held every spring at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, which attracts more than 7,000 people. The Roth JCC Campus in Maitland is also home to the separately run Jewish Academy, a private morial Resource and Education Center of Florida. In addition to all the resources for families, seniors at the JCC play a vital role with the group known as the 39ers, named for Jewish comedian Jack Benny, who claimed never to be older than age 39. Active as volunteers and mentors from the very beginning, the 39ers are held in great esteem at the center and many consider it their second home. Between its services and sense of community, ever since the JCC put down roots here 40 years ago, Executive Director David Wayne said, the J has served an impor tant role in the Central Florida community. There is something in the fab ric of the experience here, Wayne said. Its not the physical structure, but the personal relationships that create the memories we share of this place. It plays a vital role in Jewish life and in the greater-Central Florida community.PHOTO COURTESY OF JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER The Roth JCC started just before a war broke out in Israel, but survived to become a center of community in Maitland and beyond. JCC celebrates 40 years of communityALLISON OLCSVAY Observer Staff To learn more about the JCC and its ongoing programs and events, visit orlandojcc.org

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Page 8 ASKING WHY? The quest for understanding. by Christopher Baur, M.D. I I n 1974, my four -year -old brother Weston was admitted to the hospital for surgery to repair a heart valve damaged by a congenital defect and made worse by infection. My parents gathered my sister Jennifer and me and told us about his condition and the surgery. Then they mustered their faith and courage and reassured us that he would be okay. I believed them, I had confidence in their word. The surgery went well and today Weston is a faithful husband, devoted father of three, loving brother, and is adopting an earthquake orphan from Haiti. Although the memories and lessons from Weston's illness are many, the one that sticks hardest in my soul and has grown greatest in it's impact upon me doesn't involve him at all. It is a lesson for the ages taught by a six -year -old boy who shared the same hospital room with him. Gavins Shiny Man T ed, Madeline, it's good to see you said Dr. Dyer. I just came from the lab, Gavins white count is up to seventy -six thousand and his hemoglobin continues to drop. The odds were four to one against him the first time he went into remission. We knew it would take a miracle for it to happen a second time. I'm sorry. With the doctor's words the forbearance of emotion could no longer hold the frozen waterfall. Madeline's stoic facade gave way to a torrent of agony. Gavin's slight frame barely made an impression on the firm hospital mattress. Blanket and sheet at his ankles, warmth was retained by the large plush bear which never left his bed. Ted and Madeline entered silently and Gavin's eyes opened. Did you sleep well, sport?, asked Ted in tones as cheerful as he could assemble. But swollen, red faces betrayed their grief. The shiny man said you'd be sad Replied the small patient in a barely audible voice. We're not sad, lied Ted. What shiny man? followed Madeline, quickly. Was it Brian from the kitchen? Gavin attempted to sit up. His parents immediately assisted him by propping a pillow behind his low back. No, silly. Gavin smiled. The shiny man took a walk with me while I was sleeping. Ted and Madeline quickly sat down. Ted took Gavin's hand and Madeline placed her palm on his cool forehead. Tell us everything the shiny man said, Madeline requested urgently. I never saw Him before, but I told Him you wouldn't mind if I talked to Him because he didn't seem like a stranger. He said I was going to move to His house and you would be very sad. Are you sad? The pair's wide welling eyes answered without words. He told me to thank you for taking care of me and that He would take care of me now. He said not to worry, you can be confident in Him. T We yearn to know the mysteries of nature and our universe. We brave untold dangers to discover every part of our world and to examine its treasures. Even greater, than our struggle to understand what and how, is our need to understand why. For what purpose did a situation arise? Why am I here? Such questions are made even more acute when the darkness of not understanding intersects with the apparent injustice of lifes most difficult circumstances. Many times in my life, I have reflected on Gavin and his family. Pain and sorrow may occur, but comfort can be provided even in the darkest time. Although Gavins story has always meant a great deal to me, its impact in my life has become greater as my experience has increased. With the ever growing realization that I am unlikely to fully understand the mysteries of purpose in tragedy and injustice, knowing that in our darkest hours He reaches out to us, we are better able to yield to the One in whom we place our confidence. Stories like Gavins give me great Hope. I do not need to know everything. I only need to know the One who does. My need for understanding may not be fulfilled, but comfort is offered and Hope is eternal. A deepening peace emerges and my faith relationship is strengthened And that in fact, is purpose enough. Christopher Baur, M.D. Today Our Faith OurLifeToday Family CalendarCalendar JULY 11The rst CoffeeTalk of the 2013 season featuring Vice Mayor Sarah Sprinkel will be held Thursday, July 11, at 8 a.m. at the Winter Park Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. Initiated in 2005, Cof feeTalk has become the place for citizens that have a latte beans to grind or who simply want to espresso their thoughts to their city leaders in a more casual, in formal environment and avoid the stage fright that is often experienced at large meetings. Garden Talks with Hortus Oasis: Making it in the Shade is from noon to 1 p.m. July 11 at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave. Gardening and landscaping professionals Stephen and Kristin Pategas will teach best practices and plant selection for successful gar dening in the shady areas of your lawn and garden. Brown bag lunches are wel come. Cost is $5. Visit wppl.org for more information. Its the Winter Park Summer Sidewalk Sale from Thursday, July 11, to Sunday, July 14, with hours varying by store. Par ticipating stores will be along Park Avenue and surrounding side streets in downtown Winter Park. Shop till you drop and enjoy sidewalk sale savings from 50 to 75 per cent off at your favorite Park Avenue area retailers. For more information, call the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at 407-644-8281 or visit experienceparka venue.com For those interested in becoming a Shine Volunteer, there will be a basic training course coming up. Orientation is 10 a.m. to noon on July 11. Basic Training is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29-31 at Senior Resource Alliance, 988 Woodcock Road, Suite 200 in Orlando. For more informa tion, please call 407-514-1832.JULY 12Mother Knows Best will take place at 7:30 p.m. on July 12 and 13 and at 6:30 p.m. on May 14 at the home of Central Florida Community Arts at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Building, 1111 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando. Reserved seating can be purchased in advance for $12 online at cfcarts.com/mother-knows-best/ for tickets, or general admission available for $10 at the door (cash/check only).JULY 13A Special Demonstration: Sculpting a Classical Portrait, in conjunction with the current exhibit From Start to Finish: The Florida Sculptors Guild Exhibition, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13 at the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave. in Winter Park. Send submissions to ibabcock@ turnstilemediagroup.comJuly 11 The Rest of the Way: A Coming Out Story for Parents & Gay Children starts at 7 p.m. on July 11 at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave. Join au thor and licensed mental health counselor Enid Jackowitz and her husband Syd as they share the story of their life transfor mation and reconciliation with their son, who came out as gay more 20 years ago. Theyll share advice and answer ques tions for families who are adjusting to new relationships between parents and gay children. Visit wppl.org for more in formation. JULY 12The Art and Historys Summer Concert Series continues at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12, in the A&Hs Main Garden, located at 231 W. Packwood Ave. Guitarist Daniel Heitz leads his band The Revelators on July 12 in a program of blues and rock. Daniel has the chops, stage presence and talent, and he is only sixteen! Maitland Poets & Writers will present Literature Out Loud in the A&H courtyard at 7:30 p.m. Stacy Barton, Meg Sefton and Britt Sta ton, three of the four Fictionistas, pres ent original works. Visit artandhistory.org JULY 13Ever wanted to learn the art of Japanese paper folding? An Origami Group meets from 10 a.m. to noon on July 13 at the Maitland Public Library. Visit maitland publiclibrary.org for more information. Chipotle is turning 20 and its time to celebrate. The company will kick-off the festivities on July 13 with a threeweek-long treasure hunt, Adventurrito, that will include 20 online puzzles and daily prizes. Complete all 20 puzzles and achieve the ultimate Chipotle prize: free burritos for 20 years. Visit adventurrito. com for more information. JULY 14The Calvin Ringers, a world-renowned group of teenage hand bell ringers, will perform on Sunday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. and at 7:30 p.m. at Winter Park Presby terian Church. WPPC is located at 400 S. Lakemont Ave. in Winter Park.JULY 15Meet a Gatorland Wrangler at 11 a.m. on July 15 at the Eatonville Branch of Orange County Public Library. Gatorland brings the wild to the library! Get up close and personal with snakes and gators, and learn all about these amazing creatures. Call 407-835-7323 or go online to ocls. info/srpkids to register for this event or for more event details.

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Page 9 This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater Saturday Matinee Classics GRAND ILLUSION Sat 12PM Wednesday Night Pitcher Show SINGLES Wed 8PM or Sunset Held Over! MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Fri Sun 3:30, 6:30 Mon-Thu 6:30 One Week Only! SIGHTSEERS Fri Thu 9:30 FilmSlam Sun 1PM For additional information, call 407-644-8281 or visit experienceparkavenue.com. Enjoy savings up to at your favorite Park Avenue merchants!Thursday, July 11 Sunday, July 14 Tonight July 11 Orlandos Most Powerful Spoiler alert: Im only too happy to tell you, even before you arrive at the Mall at Millenia the gathering is set to celebrate Orlando Magazines special is sue in which they count down Orlando (as they see it for 2013). Mayor Buddy Dyer will be there as guest of honor as Orlando Magazine names Mayor Dyer the most powerful person in the city based on his ability to change the face of Orlando through his development of a culture of collaboration and his community efforts. As someone who recently felt the generosity of his power, heres my congratulations on an honor richly deserved. Now through Aug. 7 Raise a glass to end childhood hungerTaste of the Nations childhood hunger relief efforts will tastings at Eola Wine Company at 430 E. Central Blvd. in downtown Orlando. Each Wednesday through Aug. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Taste of the Nation Orlando as guests are invited to enjoy unlimited wines by the glass for a $10 donation. Each donation helps Bank. Visit eolawinecompany. com or tasteteofthenation.org/ Orlando Now at the Orlando Science Center Flying Monsters 3D More than 200 million years ago when dinosaurs began their domination of Earth, another group of reptiles, the pterosaurs, were taking control of the skies. took to the air is more fantastic mysteries in paleontology. Now National Geographic explores this question with Flying Monsters 3D at the Orlando Science uses the 3D technology used in Avatar to resolve mysteries that have intrigued scientists for visit osc.org July 12 The Lake Eustis Museum permanent collection on exhibitJuly 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. is the opening day for a new exhibit highlighting selections from the artworks assembled at the Lake Eustis Museum since its open unpredictable exhibit showcases award winning, donated and purchased works from the Museums start-up through today. The Museum is supported by a 14-member board and by grants from United Arts of Central Flor ida, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The public is visit lakeeustisartmuseum.org July 12 Morning coffee at the new Alfond Inn If youve been looking for ward to stepping inside the new Alfond Inn, we are all invited to join the Inns General Manager Deanne Gabel on July 12 from and conversation. The Chamber of Commerce extends the invitation to meet and greet the senior management at Winter Parks Josh Garrick Culture worthy of your calendar Please see CULTURE on page 10

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Page 11 HomesObserver Serving Central Florida Over 32 Yearswww.fanniehillman.com 407.644.1234 Homes brought to you by: Stunning Home on WP Chain of Lakes Custom Lakefront with Boat Dock & Guest Apartment Executive Home in Sought-after Maitland Club Spacious Two-story in Lake Colony Estates Voted Best Real Estate Agency by Winter Park/Maitland Observer Readers www.fanniehillman.com LISA FLEMING Realtor Fannie Hillman + Associates (407) 644-1234 ext. 223 (321) 228-8341 cell www.fanniehillman.com lcfrealty@yahoo.comVoted Orlandos Best Residential Real Estate Oce Ranked a Top Producer since 2002Born and raised in the Winter Park/Maitland area DEDICATION. COMMUNICATION. NEGOTIATION.My skills will get you the results youre looking for. e real estate market is moving fast, thanks to low inventory and high buyer count, so contact me today to buy or sell your home quickly! Central Florida offers homebuyers a wide selection of choices when it comes to where to live and what type of home they want to live in. They often trying to decide whether to buy a newly built home, or an older classic in one of the many established neighborhoods such as Winter Park, College Park, Maitland, Thornton Park and other areas. A case can be made for either. It really comes down to what best suits your familys lifestyle and your budget. For some the decision weighs heavily on proximity to good schools and places of work. While many newly constructed homes are located in areas that typically havent ap preciated as well as some of the storied neighborhoods sprinkled throughout Central Florida, some can be found in older, established neighborhoods as well. New homes come equipped with modern features and appliances and a host of limited warranties that cover just about everything. Theyre also built to comply with current construction and environ mental codes that are much more stringent, including the homes ability to withstand hurricaneforce winds. On the other hand, there is a segment of the market that likes the charm and classical architec ture of older homes built in the earlyto mid-1900s. Their architectural designs in the Spanish Revival, Mediterranean Revival, French Provincial and Colonial Revival styles, for example, are timeless, hard to replicate, and create a special sense of place. There also is a pride of craftsmanship and construction that can be readily seen and expe rienced in most of these homes. While vintage homes may not all the modern amenities such as the latest kitchen appliances, large closets, and state-of-theart bathrooms, it can be argued that their quality of construction, craftsmanship and materials used are often superior to newly constructed homes. Even though some older homes may need to be new heating and air-conditioning, electrical wiring and plumbing to meet current codes and insurance its worth every penny because of the homes established address and property value. While there are fewer op portunities to locate available older classic homes that meet majority of homebuyers today newly constructed homes in subdivisions located in and around Orlando and other surrounding municipalities. The good news is Central Florida homebuyers have a choice between a charming older classic home in an established neighborhood that may require some updating, or a newly constructed home that comes equipped with a wide selection of modern conveniences and cutting edge technology. Either way, you cant lose. Scott Hillman is president of Fannie Hillman + Associates, a 32-year-old Winter Park-based real estate company specializing in residential real estate sales. He can be reached at 407-6441234 or at scott@fanniehillman.comBuild new or buy vintage? What type of home is right for you? SCOTT HILLMAN Guest Writer HOUSES WANTED!!! Get a FREE No Obliga on CASH O er On Your House Within 24 Hours! (855) 755-1818 www.Circle18Homes.com CASH $$$ QUICK CLOSE ANY PRICE RANGE ANY CONDITION ANY SITUATION Scott Hillman New homes come equipped with modern features and appliances and a host of limited warranties that cover just about everything.

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Page 12 2013 has been an exciting time for real estate, especially in Central Florida. RealtyTrac named Orlando the No. 1 destination for median sales price of existing homes sold in May 2013 was up more than 23 percent from May 2012, and the number of homes sold was also up over 8 percent in comparison to this time last year. Until very recently, interest rates hovered in the his torically low 3 percent range. As rates rise and inventory remains low, what does this mean for the home buyers and home sellers of Central Florida? Only 7,272 homes were listed for sale the Central Florida Multiple listing system as of May. That number is a decrease of 12 percent from last year, and equates to a mere are not new construction available for purchase. Whether you are pondering the perfect time to sell your home or timing your entry into the market as a buyer, there are many things to consider now more than ever. have experienced some of the lowest mortgage rates in American history for a while now. In speaking with many mortgage lenders as well as keeping a watchful eye on the jobs report and press releases from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, the consensus is that the market will remain somewhat volatile and rates are expected to creep up over the next year into the 6-per cent range. Disclaimer: there is no mortgage rate crystal ball. Generally speaking, when the economy improves and more jobs are cre ated, interest rates tend to climb. The Fed has been buying into the bond market heavily and recently comments that they may decrease such activities sparked a jump in tions since then, but one thing is clear: nothing lasts forever. As more jobs are created and the economy continues to rebound, expect mortgage rates to rebound along with it. If you are under contract, lock your rate sooner than later. A $400,000 home with 20 percent down at cent (at time of press) equates to principal and interest. If the rate were to increase a point, that payment for the same scenario would be around $2,302 principal and interest. If youre a buyer and have the ability to act now, do it. That dream home will cost you more in six months to a year due to rising rates and improving home values. chief economist for the National Association of Realtors Lawrence Yun is projecting a 10 percent increase nationally in the median sales price of existing homes by years end. Not only that, pending contracts are up 12 percent from May 2012 and are at their highest levels since 2006. So prices are expected to continue their rise. This is good news for home sellers as they can recoup funds and keep more money in their pockets for the next move. they make more when they sell their home, their next abode will likely cost more too. Again, if you need to sell your home to buy a new one, sooner than later is the best course of action if you want to save money overall. Last but not least, lets talk about those low, low levels of available inventory for existing homes. New home starts are up and many buyers wary of the distressed property market are opting to build new. If you are looking to buy or sell in an area that is already built out, however, new homes arent likely a factor for you. Fewer homes to choose from means fewer options, and it also means a sellers market. Sellers have the ability to pick and choose from multiple offers in most scenarios now. But just because its a sellers market doesnt mean that sellers shouldnt put effort into mar keting and getting their homes the most exposure. Professional quality photos and good SEO marketing (Google, blogging, website exposure) are especially important in todays world, and even more so if you cant place yard signs in your neighborhood. A clean and well-staged home will often make a huge difference in a sellers net proceeds. As with everything, never discount the Some advice for buyers look ing in todays market: know what you want and where, and be ready to act quickly if you contracts as concession free as possible if you are competing with other offers, and have your proof of funds or pre-approval at the ready. Sellers wont consider your offer without tangible proof you can perform.Christina Rordam is a local Realtor. Contact her at 407-928-8294 or ChristinaS ellsOrlando.com Celebrating Over 100 Years of Handshake Integrity! Since 1904...407-644-2900www.winterparkland.comFOUR SEASONS CLOSE TO EVERYTHING! A JEWEL BOX! INTEGRITY LOYALTY UNWAVERING ENTHUSIASM Kelly L. 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Page 13 TEL: 407-896-5520 REALTOR MLS John Penne8 year resident of Baldwin ParkOrlando Top 100 Real Estate Agents Orlando Magazine 2011 & 2012AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS31/2% Commission Full MLS ServiceEMAIL: pennybrokers@earthlink.net WEB: pennybrokersorlando.com COMPARE THE SAVINGSSALES PRICE 6% TRADITIONAL BROKER 3.5% PENNY BROKER SELLER SAVES 1% PENNY BROKERS SELLER SAVES$200,000.$12,000.$7,000.$5,000.$2,000.$10,000. $300,000.$18,000.$10,500.$7,500.$3,000.$15,000. $400,000.$24,000.$14,000.$10,000.$4,000.$20,000. $500,000.$30,000.$17,500.$12,500.$5,000.$25,000. $600,000.$36,000.$21,000.$15,000.$6,000.$30,000. $700,000.$42,000.$24,500.$17,500.$7,000.$35,000. $800,000.$48,000.$28,000.$20,000.$8,000.$40,000. $900,000.$54,000.$31,500.$22,500.$9,000.$45,000. $1,000,000.$60,000.$35,000.$25,000.$10,000.$50,000. WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME, THERE IS A DIFFERENCE Sold over 40 homes in Baldwin ParkJoin the 4,000 home sellers who have S-A-V-E-D between $5,000 and $50,000 on the sale of their home Orlando Magazine has once again awarded John Penne Licensed Real Estate Broker Designation of one of the top one hundred honored agents in Orlando 2012 4094 MARKHAM PL Baldwin Park 3 Br+ Of ce $415,000 4097 WARDELL Baldwin Park 4/3 $530,000 5326 ARDSDALE LANE 3BR + 2025 COULSON ALLY $359,900 SOLD SOLD PENDING SOLDPenny Brokers the smart choice when buying or selling!Call 407-896-55202020 SHAW LANE (great for in-law suite or rental) BALDWIN PARK 331 N. HAMPTON AVE COLONIAL TOWN HAMPTON PARK 1725 FIREHOUSE LANE #103 with attached garage BALDWIN PARK home and beautiful garden BALDWIN PARK NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING JUNE 2013 HOME DATA 32789 SALES A VG LIST $ A VERAGE MEDIAN DA YS ON MKT DA YS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 46 ..... $546,693 .... $519,588 ..... $363,000 ......... 73 ................... 50 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 40 ..... $604,705 .... $575,151 ..... $445,000 ......... 78 ................... 51 Bank Owned ....... 2 ...... $397,500 .... $417,500 ..... $417,500 ........ 145 ................... 30 Short Sales ......... 4 ...... $156,975 .... $154,150 ..... $135,800 ........ 116 .................. 121 Other .............. 34 ..... $669,568 .... $633,954 ..... $537,500 ......... 70 ................... 44 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 6 ...... $159,950 .... $149,167 ..... $163,500 ......... 41 ................... 45 Bank Owned ....... 0 ........ $0 .......... $0 .......... $0 ............ 0 ..................... 0 Short Sales ......... 1 ...... $90,000 ...... $78,500 ..... $78,500 .......... 13 ................... 96 Other .............. 5 ...... $173,940 .... $163,300 ..... $180,000 ......... 46 ................... 34 32751 SALES A VG LIST $ A VERAGE MEDIAN DA YS ON MKT DA YS TO CLOSE Overall .................. 44 ..... $280,338 .... $271,160 ..... $243,000 ......... 52 ................... 36 Single Family (A) Overall ............. 31 ..... $345,773 .... $333,069 ..... $257,500 ......... 57 ................... 40 Bank Owned ....... 6 ...... $127,700 .... $135,507 ..... $157,450 ......... 38 ................... 41 Short Sales ......... 1 ...... $89,900 ..... $102,500 ..... $102,500 ......... 14 ................... 89 Other .............. 24 ..... $410,952 .... $392,067 ..... $317,100 ......... 63 ................... 38 Multi Family (B) Overall ............. 13 ..... $124,300 .... $123,531 ..... $99,900 .......... 41 ................... 27 Bank Owned ....... 4 ...... $63,550 ...... $62,350 ..... $49,950 .......... 33 ................... 35 Short Sales ......... 1 ...... $99,000 ..... $116,100 ..... $116,100 ......... 3 .................... 54 Other .............. 8 ...... $157,838 .... $155,050 ..... $101,700 ......... 50 ................... 20SALE PRICES SALE PRICES

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Page 14 www.BaldwinParkLiving.com Jeff ClarkColdwell Banker Residential 407.733.0773 j.clark@coldwellbanker.com www.BaldwinParkLiving.comWelcoming More Families To Our Neighborhood Than Any Other RE ALTOR. Sold in Baldwin Park Were set for life . this place ts us perfectly!Bob and Norma Williamson wanted to simplify their responsibilities while keeping their busy, vibrant lifestyle. They visited several retirement communities and The Mayower was No. 1 from the beginning. Since moving in, theyve been freed from the worries of caring for a house and yard. That means more time for pursuits like bridge (Norma plays in four clubs), traveling, socializing and simply relaxing. At The Mayower, we can keep our routine and circle of friends . and we know that were set for life, Bob says. Its just what we wanted, in terms of location and healthcare options. This place ts us perfectly!Whats your plan for the future? Call today, and lets talk about it: 407.672.1620. 88141 PR AD WPO 7/2013 Wi nt er Pa r k' s Di sti nc ti ve Re tire me nt Co mmu ni ty www.themayflower.com 1620 Mayflower Court Winter Park, FL 32792 VIBRANT. FLEXIBLE. WORRY-FREE... [ your lifestyle, on YOUR terms ] MAY960_WilliamsonAd_WPO.indd 1 6/6/13 9:17 AM WPMOBSERVER.COM TIME CAPSULEPHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVERAs part of ongoing state-wide Viva Florida 500 celebrations, the city of Maitlands cultural partners pulled together a time capsule of Maitland today, which will be opened again in 50 years. It was dedicated July 8.

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Page 15 Opinions Chris Jepson PerspectivesLouis Roney Play On!During the dog days of summer you entrepreneurial spirit by selling cold cents to those in need of relief from the Florida heat. Four young girls, ages 6 to 9, braved the heat on a sultry Wednesday afternoon to sell lemonade and treats, but instead of keeping the money We had a talk about giving to those less fortunate, said Denise Mackinnon, was their physician before he founded Elementary in Winter Park. Their friends and classmates, Rebecca Bern hardt and Mary Bryce Bernhardt, were also involved in the charitable venture. be hot and uncomfortable working outside at mid-day in June but felt if they included a few friends it would be more fun and more people would be blessed by the experience, Mackinnon said. The lemonade stand was set up on Old New England Avenue where there is a decent amount of Winter Park girls sold fresh home-baked rice crispy treats and cupcakes along with individually wrapped candies. In two hours the girls raised $260 and are donating $130 to Grace Medithe drinks and treats went fast and the donations continue to come in. Im still receiving feedback from friends who intend to contribute to the girls effort. This is the second time Gianna and and will likely do it again with their friends next year. Its a good experience for the girls, Mackinnon said, and their big hearts are already mak ing a difference at such a young age. It featured divorces for $99 and bankrupt cies for $200. Question: which one should ( is the oldest College in the U S. The three oldest public universities were: the University of Georgia, The College of Wil liam & Mary, and the University of North ( mystery. Today is a gift maybe thats why we call it the present. ( favorite musical personage was Leonard Bernstein, who was described as fol lows: Conceited, material character tinged with a famously stole the limelight at his daughters wedding where his conceited, show-off obstreperousness made him appear to be the one being fted. Ber nstein composed admirable show music, West Side Story perhaps being his peak. ( I congratulate them! In 1937 when it was announced that I had gotten a scholar 27 students, quite a commotion ensued. I in June 1942. In my opinion my four years the four years in Boston created, for me, a host of new horizons. ( plans to emulate our president on his recent vacation. We dont think we really need all that bulletproof glass installed wherever we go, or paid sharpshooters to protect us from bad-tempered chee tahs and leopards. The overall cost of the Presidents 10-day trip is also a bit much for a retired college professor: $100 million. Perhaps well just go to the beach over the weekend spoke to an old rancher about Obamas presidency: the old rancher said, Well, ya know hes a post turtle. The doctor said, What is a post turtle? The rancher said, When youre drivin down the road and you see a fence post with a turtle bal anced on top, thats a post turtle. The old rancher continued to explain: You know the turtle didnt get up there by himself, you know he doesnt belong there, you know he doesnt know what to do while hes up there, you know hes elevated beyond his ability to function, and you wonder just what kind of a dumbbell put him up there to begin with. Nuff said! ( able to conceive by any stretch of my imagination any credible reason why I should have gotten a person who has proved in my life to be the best wife in the world. B.w. has all the good qualities that are so clearly lacking in my own character that I wonder sometimes how she can put up with me but she does! A friend of mine tells me, You dont deserve her. Well, I say, as a friend, you dont want me to get what I deserve do you? ( St. Augustine with friends and cased the casements, seeing what the Spaniards were doing on their Florida vacations in the 1600s. We also saw an exhibition of Picasso paintings from St. Augustines sister city in Spain, Mlaga. Most of the you will think is one of mans most noble preoccupations. Me? I once went to a real of cruelty to animals, and was pulling vainly for the bulls.About Roney: HarvardDistinguished Prof, Em.UCF 2004 Fla. Alliance for the Arts award (Assisted by beautiful wife Joy Roney)Ah, what is the rational mind to do? If versed at all with a smattering of history you clearly understand that we live in a grand time. If, of course, you have enough. Enough for adequate housing. Enough for preventative dentistry and healthcare. Enough for a balanced, nutri tious diet. Enough to indulge your intellectual and artistic expressions. Enough to provide for your children. Enough until you die. We could argue over what constitutes enough, but clearly more and more Americans dont have enough. If you are not catching Bill Moyers Sunday morn ing PBS TV show, I unequivocally recommend that you do so. Moyers is a great, decent liberal American with the cojones to tackle our nations many social and An interesting development that is getting more and more press is the idea of social/economic mobility. Americans assume that our nation is the epitome ones self up by his/her bootstraps and that, say, England is the exact opposite, a hierarchical, caste system that inhibits up ward economic mobility. Interesting, but wrong. It turns out that since WWII, the young of England are outperforming their American cousins on the moving-on-up economic ladder. The 1970s were a transitional decade for the United States. Wages/incomes for 40 years. We understand that the wealthy have gotten wealthier, that the top 1 percent of Americans own 40 percent of the nations wealth, that the top 1 percent have secured more of the nations income than at any time since the 1920s. You can argue that that these percentages are no more than the cream rising to the top, that through hard work and initiative, the resourceful are rewarded. I get that. I do. And some of that scenario (hard work/creativity) is accurate ligence and resourcefulness. I applaud the entrepreneurial spirit. But a large segment of the American population is being, unequivocally, left behind. There is no denying that. The question then arises, what can be done to address the growing economic one sanely argues that part time, mini mum wage job growth will in any way address what is happening to Americas workforce. I envision the inevitable social unrest (see: all of history/see: French such glaring class/economic disparities. What will be done? Nothing. Probably not until the nation is broke (in every sense of the word). There will be a lot of political words spoken, pledges made, protestations of solidarity with the aver age man, but Americas political establishment (both Dems & Pubs) are clearly in the pocket of Americas 1 percent. They do the bidding of Americas largest multi-national corporations. They take huge sums of money from Wall Street and vate corporations. Our politicians enrich themselves and their handlers more than they value the commonweal of the nation. No other interpretation explains our decline. Dont even get me started on the environment or our imperialistic foreign policy/wars, decaying infrastructure or our insane healthcare system. All these problems are solvable but wont be. perpetuating the status quo. I try, earnestly I do, to live by, Die if you worry, die if you dont. Emphasis on dont. But damn if it aint hard to not worry. Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.USDie if you worry Thinking out loudIn my opinion my four years at Harvard changed my whole life Little girls with big hearts raise money for Grace Medical HomeELISE BRETH Guest Writer PHOTO COURTESY OF ELISE BRETHFriends Nicole, Rebecca, Keira, Mary Bryce and Giana gave money from their lemonade stand to help a medical home.

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Page 32 The Bagby Team 150 Cortland Ave, WP $779,000. 06/21/2013 Jeff Hall 3903 Lake Sarah, Orlando $357,500. 06/28/2013 Cathy Richey 1780 Turnberry Terr, Orlando $432,000. 06/28/2013 MaryStuart Day/Megan Cross 1130 Palmer Ave, WP $570,000. 06/27/2013 Kelly Maloney 2717 Eldred Court, Apopka $165,000. 06/28/2013 Sunday, July 14th 5207 Rundle Road, Orlando FL 328103 BR | 2 BA | 1,176 SF | $139,000Cozy split bedroom floor plan featuring a living and dining room combination, slid ing doors that lead to the screened patio and private backyard on almost acre! Nice galley kitchen features wood cabinets and granite countertops. Close to highways, Maitland, Downtown Orlando and Winter Park. Hosted by: Teresa Jones-Cintron from 1-3 PM 1724 Reppard Road, Orlando FL 328033 BR | 2.5 BA | 2,244 SF | $488,000Fabulous pool home in the highly sought after neighborhood of Lake Rowena Heights! 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